- the property or characteristic of being showy.
Origin of showiness
Related Words for showinessconceit, hypocrisy, snobbery, pomposity, hilarity, glamour, glitz, sheen, luster, parade, show, pretension, spectacle, affectation, array, demonstration, splurge, swank, boasting, flash
Examples from the Web for showiness
Historical Examples of showiness
Lila was shocked and awed by her friend's showiness and indifference.IT and Other Stories
"Showiness" is common in every trumpery village in the land.Village Improvements and Farm Villages
George E. Waring
Showiness such as that of the big, black-haired, blue-eyed Irishman is enough to "put out" the light of any one else!Miss Million's Maid
In point of showiness of stores and bustle, the streets of Philadelphia are far behind New York.Travels Through North America, v. 1-2
Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach
Gaud′iness, showiness; Gaud′y, an English university feast or festival.