[ US /fɫæmˈbɔɪənt/ ]
[ UK /flˈæmbɔ‍ɪənt/ ]
  1. marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    a splashy half-page ad
  2. elaborately or excessively ornamented
    flamboyant handwriting
    the senator's florid speech
  1. showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
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How To Use flamboyant In A Sentence

  • But the lack of substance ultimately adds to the mood: flamboyant unconcern underlined by apocalyptic decadence.
  • Whether they manage to live in the same flamboyant style as its original owners remains to be seen. Times, Sunday Times
  • he dresses rather flamboyantly
  • Pleasing to the eye: Owing to the diffuse reflection of vermiculites , its flamboyant looking and tridimensional appearance, metal roofing tiles enjoy great popularity worldwide.
  • Think of it as a trouble-free foliage plant, an architectural foil for more flamboyant perennials. Times, Sunday Times
  • At one stage he seemed to become almost as well-known for his flamboyant dress sense - the wide-brimmed hats, the peroxide hair, the big owlish glasses - as for his paintings.
  • He is less flamboyant, though. Times, Sunday Times
  • They turn out a flamboyant blend of jazz, folk, funk and classical guitar, with flourishes of Latin acoustic guitar of a most impressive standard.
  • They are flamboyant and skilled riders, capable of performing staggering feats of archery and acrobatics on horseback.
  • Having been to Royal Ascot in Berkshire last year, my verdict was that the northern meeting was less flamboyant and eccentric, but more flighty and fashionable.
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