flaunty

[flawn-tee]

adjective, flaunt·i·er, flaunt·i·est.

(of persons) given to display; inclined to be ostentatious, showy, or vain.
(of things) gaudy; flashy; ostentatious.

Nearby words

  1. flatworm,
  2. flaubert,
  3. flaubert, gustave,
  4. flaunch,
  5. flaunt,
  6. flauta,
  7. flautist,
  8. flav-,
  9. flav.,
  10. flavescent

Origin of flaunty

First recorded in 1790–1800; flaunt + -y1

Related formsflaunt·i·ly, adverbflaunt·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for flaunty

flaunty

adjective flauntier or flauntiest

mainly US characterized by or inclined to ostentatious display or flaunting
Derived Formsflauntily, adverbflauntiness, noun

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