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Webster 1913 Edition


Showy

Show′y

,
Adj.
[
Compar
.
Showier
;
superl
.
Showiest
.]
Making a show; attracting attention; presenting a marked appearance; ostentatious; gay; gaudy.
A present of everything that was rich and
showy
.
Addison.
Syn. – Splendid; gay; gaudy; gorgeous; fine; magnificent; grand; stately; sumptuous; pompous.

Webster 1828 Edition


Showy

SHOWY

,
Adj.
1. Splendid; gay; gaudy; making a great show; fine.
2. Ostentatious.

Definition 2023


showy

showy

English

Adjective

showy (comparative showier, superlative showiest)

  1. (sometimes derogatory) calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye
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