Part of speech:
Shining with a too bright, dazzling light
Marked by outward, often extravagant display
Cheap and showy; gaudy.
Bright and showy, but lacking in good taste; cheaply brilliant and ornate
Of, relating to, or having wavy lines and flamelike forms characteristic of 15th- and 16th-century French Gothic architecture.
The definition of ornate is heavily decorated, very elaborate or showy.
(Informal) Having or showing artistic pretensions; artsy
The definition of dashing is stylish, full of spirit or bold.
The definition of gay is someone or something bright or happy.
(Informal) Beautiful, wonderful, delightful, etc.
Having a serious moral purpose; noble:
(Obs.) Of, like, or characteristic of a prostitute
Characterized by extravagance or rich abundance; lavish or luxuriant:
(Archaic) Characterized by pomp or stately display:
Unusual to a striking degree; characterized by a great display, as of daring
Attracting or intended to attract much notice; extravagant or ostentatious:
Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant.
Arresting the attention and producing a vivid impression on the sight or the mind.
The definition of swanky is someone or something that is fancy and stylish and often very expensive.
Not glaring in color; soft and light in tone.
Not ostentatious; unpretentious:
Careful about what one says or does; prudent; esp., keeping silent or preserving confidences when necessary
Straightforward; frank or candid:
Kept under control; subdued or moderate:
The definition of moderate is something that is average, mild or within reasonable limits.
Marked by hopelessness; very pessimistic:
The definition of dismal is something that is gloomy that makes you feel sad.
Dull or commonplace in character; dreary:
Having a smooth, shiny appearance or finish
Characterized by the qualities of jazz music, often, specif., the more superficial and showy qualities
Easy to notice; obvious:
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