Show·y a. Making a show; attracting attention; presenting a marked appearance; ostentatious; gay; gaudy.
A present of everything that was rich and showy. --Addison.
Syn: -- Splendid; gay; gaudy; gorgeous; fine; magnificent; grand; stately; sumptuous; pompous.
adj 1: marked by conspicuous display; "a cheap showy rhinestone
bracelet"; "a splashy half-page ad" [syn: splashy]
2: elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant
handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech" [syn: aureate,
3: marked by extravagant display
4: (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
[syn: flashy, gaudy, jazzy, sporty]
[also: showiest, showier]