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Definition 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for flamboyant in the sense of this definition

(flamboyant is a kind of ...) any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary

(... is a member of flamboyant) evergreen or deciduous trees of tropical Africa and India

Definition 2: elaborately or excessively ornamented - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where flamboyant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • flamboyant handwriting
  • the senator's florid speech

Synonyms for flamboyant in the sense of this definition

(flamboyant is similar to ...) not plain; decorative or ornamented

"fancy handwriting" "fancy clothes"

Definition 3: marked by ostentation but often tasteless - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where flamboyant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
  • a splashy half-page ad

Synonyms for flamboyant in the sense of this definition

(flamboyant is similar to ...) intended to attract notice and impress others

"an ostentatious sable coat"

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