Flashy

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LampPro Tip 1/3
Avoid OverusePlay
Use 'flashy' sparingly, as too much flashiness is often seen negatively. SlideHer flashy dress overshadowed everyone at the wedding.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Not Always PositivePlay
'Flashy' can imply lacking in taste or subtlety, not just attractive brightness. SlideDespite his flashy car, he wasn't well-received by the neighbors.
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Social ContextPlay
Consider the social setting; 'flashy' may be fun at a party but inappropriate at a funeral. SlideHis flashy costume was perfect for the carnival.