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3 definitions found
 for flamboyant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flamboyant \Flam*boy"ant\, a. [F.] (Arch.)
     Characterized by waving or flamelike curves, as in the
     tracery of windows, etc.; -- said of the later (15th century)
     French Gothic style.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flamboyant
      adj 1: marked by ostentation but often tasteless; "a cheap showy
             rhinestone bracelet"; "a splashy half-page ad" [syn:
             flamboyant, showy, splashy]
      2: elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant
         handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech" [syn: aureate,
         florid, flamboyant]
      n 1: showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely
           planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of
           scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus
           Poinciana [syn: royal poinciana, flamboyant, flame
           tree, peacock flower, Delonix regia, Poinciana
           regia]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  105 Moby Thesaurus words for "flamboyant":
     Gongoresque, Johnsonian, affected, arabesque, baroque, bedazzling,
     bedizened, big-sounding, blinding, bright, bright and shining,
     brilliant, busy, chichi, convoluted, dashing, dazzling,
     declamatory, decorated, effulgent, elaborate, elegant, elevated,
     embellished, euphuistic, extravagant, fancy, fine, flaming, flashy,
     flaunting, florid, flowery, frilly, fulgent, fulgid, fulsome,
     fussy, garish, gaudy, glaring, glary, grandiloquent, grandiose,
     grandisonant, high, high-flowing, high-flown, high-flying,
     high-sounding, high-wrought, highfalutin, inkhorn, jaunty, labored,
     labyrinthine, lexiphanic, lofty, lurid, luscious, luxuriant,
     luxurious, magniloquent, meretricious, moresque, ornamented,
     ornate, orotund, ostentatious, overdone, overelaborate,
     overelegant, overinvolved, overlabored, overworked, overwrought,
     peacockish, peacocky, pedantic, picturesque, pompous, pretentious,
     pretty-pretty, rakish, refulgent, resplendent, rhetorical, rich,
     rococo, sensational, sensationalistic, sententious, showy,
     sonorous, splashy, splendent, splendid, splendorous, stilted,
     swank, swashbuckling, tall, tortuous, vivid, wide
  
  

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