Synonyms for Showy:
chic, slick, coordinated, chichi, natty, dapper, swank, up-to-date, Tony, snappy, stylish, modal, ritzy, smart, dashing, refined, conventional, decorous, fashionable, fancy, rakish, vogue.
•flamboyant, flashy (adjective)
glaring, pompous, pretentious, ostentatious, ornate, sensational, jazzy, overdone, gaudy, snazzy, swank, splashy, dashing, histrionic, garish, Tony, opulent.
•ornately spoken or written (adjective)
embellished, bloated, voluble, gilded, opulent, splashy, highfalutin, grandiloquent, flamboyant, ponderous, inflated, fancy, flowery, rhetorical, high-sounding, rococo, bombastic, baroque, lofty, rich, eloquent, elaborate, florid, ornate.
flagrant, pompous, garish, blatant, opulent, ornate, jaunty, snazzy, grandiose, forced, histrionic, flamboyant, gaudy, exhibitionistic, flourishing, grandiloquent, vain, shameless, ostentatious, rakish, dramatic, splashy, affected, sensational, fussy, Flaunting, dashing, flashy, formal, boastful, stilted.
fake, theatrical, mannered, bogus, stiff, studied, stagy, affected, posing, imitation, pretentious, false, mock, facade, fraudulent, overdone, ostentatious, Masquerading, synthetic, unnatural, ersatz, forced, artificial, Impersonating, la-di-da, stilted, deceitful, forged, imposture, counterfeit, histrionic.
n.bleached, chintzy, brash, bright, color-coded, ablaze, colored, cold. •flashy (noun)
fancy, jazzy, ostentatious, aureate, sporty, flashy, pretentious, gaudy, theatrical, colorful, flamboyant, florid, splashy.
Usage examples for showy
It may be in some measure ascribed to fortune, but still more to those showy qualities which form a sort of substitute for mental talent, and which secured his popularity with the vulgar. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling