- IPA: /ˈflæʃi/
flashy (comparative flashier, superlative flashiest)
- Showy; visually impressive, attention-getting, or appealing.
- The dancers wore flashy costumes featuring shiny sequins in many vibrant colors.
- (dated, poetic) Flashing; producing flashes.
- a flashy light
- 1826, Benjamin Apthorp Gould, The Works of Vergil: Translated into English Prose
- […] the accustomed warmth pierced his marrow, and ran thrilling through his shaken bones; just as when at times, with forked thunder burst, a chinky stream of fire in flashy lightning shoots athwart the skies.
- (archaic) Drunk; tipsy
- (visually impressive) See also Thesaurus:gaudy
- (producing flashes) blinking, fulgorous
- (drunk) See also Thesaurus:drunk
- French: tape-à-l’œil
- Russian: показно́й