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English definition of “flamboyant”

flamboyant

adjective (PEOPLE)    /flæmˈbɔɪ.ənt/
very confident in behaviour , and liking to be noticed by other people, for example because of the way you dress, talk, etc.: a flamboyant gesture The writer's flamboyant lifestyle was well known.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off flamboyance     /-əns/ noun [U] Her flamboyance annoys some people but delights others.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off flamboyantly     /-li/ adverb Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
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