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 for flashy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flashy \Flash"y\, a.
     1. Dazzling for a moment; making a momentary show of
        brilliancy; transitorily bright.
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              A little flashy and transient pleasure. --Barrow.
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     2. Fiery; vehement; impetuous.
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              A temper always flashy.               --Burke.
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     3. Showy; gay; gaudy; as, a flashy dress.
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     4. Without taste or spirit.
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              Lean and flashy songs.                --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flashy
      adj 1: tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring";
             "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts";
             "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
             [syn: brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish,
             gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky,
             tatty, tawdry, trashy]
      2: (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
         [syn: flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, sporty]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  108 Moby Thesaurus words for "flashy":
     Gongoresque, Johnsonian, ablaze, affected, aflame, bedizened,
     big-sounding, blatant, blazing, blinding, brave, bravura, braw,
     brazen, burning, cheap, chichi, chintzy, convoluted, cosmetic,
     crude, daring, dashing, declamatory, dressy, elevated, euphuistic,
     exhibitionistic, facile, flamboyant, flaming, flaring, flash,
     flashing, flaunting, florid, frilly, frothy, fulgurant,
     fulgurating, fulsome, gallant, garish, gaudy, gay, glaring, glib,
     glittering, grandiloquent, grandiose, grandisonant, high-flowing,
     high-flown, high-flying, high-sounding, highfalutin, inkhorn,
     insubstantial, jaunty, jazzy, labyrinthine, lexiphanic, lofty,
     loud, lurid, magniloquent, meretricious, meteoric, ornate, orotund,
     ostentatious, overbright, overdone, overelaborate, overinvolved,
     overwrought, pedantic, pompous, pretentious, rakish, raw,
     rhetorical, screaming, sensational, sensationalistic, sententious,
     shallow, showy, shrieking, skin-deep, slick, snazzy, sonorous,
     sparkling, splashy, splurgy, sporty, stilted, superficial, surface,
     tacky, tall, tasteless, tawdry, thin, tinsel, tortuous, vulgar
  
  

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