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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)

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showyadjective

 us   /ˈʃoʊ·i/
attractingattention, sometimes by being ​extreme in ​color, ​design, or ​materials: We ​saw several showy ​insects that have ​coloredpatterns on ​theirwings.
(Definition of showy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “showy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 花哨的, 招摇的, 过分华丽的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花俏的, 招搖的, 過分華麗的…
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