Meaning of “showy” in the English Dictionary

"showy" in British English

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showyadjective

uk /ˈʃəʊ.i/ us /ˈʃoʊ.i/ disapproving
showily
adverb uk /ˈʃəʊ.əl.i/ us /ˈʃoʊ.əl.i/
showiness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈʃəʊ.i.nəs/ us /ˈʃoʊ.i.nəs/

(Definition of “showy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"showy" in American English

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showyadjective

us /ˈʃoʊ·i/

attracting attention, sometimes by being extreme in color, design, or materials:

We saw several showy insects that have colored patterns on their wings.

(Definition of “showy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)