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marked by outward, often extravagant display

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marked by ostentation but often tasteless

displaying brilliance and virtuosity

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(used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

superficially attractive and stylish

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Showy Flyweight title-holder Francis Ampofo was seen as the ultimate pocket rocket at half-aninch over 5ft.
The study challenges the established paradigm, which is most likely biased by the concentration of major universities in temperate climates, where the classic pattern of showy males and drab females is prevalent.
One special discovery that he treasured was the Showy Lady's Slipper, which he discovered was a flower unable to pollinate itself and bloom without the help of bees or insects.
Now on familiar ground (after looking it up in the book) I explained this tree was not only planted here because it was a showy native, it also had medicinal purpose, and had been used as a Native American and later folk remedy for treating skin irritation.
Nerine bowdenii Nerines are some of the most showstopping flowers we can grow to grace the autumn garden, wearing fluorescent pinks and incandescent corals in showy silks and sexy satins.
There are two lovely scabious, Oxford Blue and Salmon Queen, with showy flowers and strong stems that would be ideal.
He was shorthand for electronic experiment for experiments sake, a byword for a showy elite, for those with little interest in the emotional heart of music, more keen to point to badges of niche knowledge.
Yes, there are many woodies that provide colorful foliage and bright berries that will soon be brightening the landscape scene, but showy flowers on trees and shrubs at this season can add much to summer gardens.
But what do you wear when you've known someone for 20 years, who doesn't want you showy but wants you "nice".
Marmara Group Strategic and Social Research Center announced that the center would not host showy fast-breaking meals at luxurious places from now on, it would host meals for poor people.
One small criticism is that Ludgate Hill is rather dull this year, owing to a lot of the flowers being dark mauve and purple, which are not as showy as the reds and yellows.
Choose a showy subtropical perennial, like the Mandevilla shown here; or morning glory, climbing snapdragon (Asarina), or another annual vine.
CSI: New York puts you in the shoes of the famous TV detective duo on PC, Don King Presents: Prize Fighter is a showy boxing sim on Wii and Word Academy completes the line-up with a spot of 'edutainment' for DS owners.
1 : a showy growth (as of flesh or feathers) on the head of an animal
Black grouse are currently in their mating season, during which the males perform showy early morning displays in woodland leks.