flamboyant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"flamboyant" in British English

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flamboyantadjective

uk   us   /flæmˈbɔɪ.ənt/

flamboyant adjective (PEOPLE)

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.

flamboyant adjective (CLOTHES, ETC.)

brightlycoloured and ​easilynoticed: His ​clothes were ​rather flamboyant for such a ​seriousoccasion.
flamboyance
noun [U] uk   us   /-əns/
Her flamboyance ​annoys some ​people but ​delightsothers.
flamboyantly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of flamboyant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flamboyant" in American English

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flamboyantadjective

 us   /flæmˈbɔɪ·ənt/
intended to be ​noticed, esp. by being ​brightlycolored: a flamboyant ​gesture flamboyant ​clothes
(Definition of flamboyant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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