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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An excessive desire to be in the limelight. Also: Gaudy, too bright or loud.

Usage examples (36)
  • Pedantry is the showy display of knowledge.
  • Its flowers are used in showy tropical arrangements.
  • But sometimes she was just a kind of showy personality.
  • I mean, not in a kind of showy way, but you know he knows what he's doing. for more
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