flashier flashier  /f ˈlæ ʃi ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) tastelessly showy
  2. (adj) (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was a laugh and unlike a lot of flashier ads, drew your attention to the product but it wasn't quite the same bold step.
  2. He woos it with Simoniz, Prestone, Ethyl and rich lubricantsand goes broke trading it in on something flashier an hour after he has made the last payment on the old one.
  3. Its elementary page design has barely changed in 13 years, even as newer, flashier competitors vie for a chunk of the $15 billion online classified market.

News

  1. Mad Catz Tournament Edition 2 FightStick for Xbox One is customizable, out this fall

    Mad Catz has a brand-spankin-new arcade stick to go along with Microsoft's brand-spankin-new Xbox One: the Tournament Edition 2 FightStick. At first glance, it may look like nothing more than a slightly flashier version of the existing models, but beyond the fact that it comes equipped with the same Sanwa Denshi parts, the TE2 is a whole new beast. The case opens on a hinge, to start with ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  2. Watch Usher Beat Himself Up in His New 'Looking for Myself' Short Film

    Usher 's a very busy dude, but he still managed to find the time to film a Samsung commercial short film, Looking for Myself: Presented by Samsung , which pits the singer in a battle against a flashier leather-jacket wearing version of himself. The clip, which showcases the movements used to control a Samsung Smart TV, probably had a higher budget than most of his music videos, by the looks of ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  3. Casual Mike's on the Water exudes a warm and friendly aura

    Call Mike's on the Water and the voice that answers might well be Mike's. And that pretty much sums up the difference between this low-key spot and the flashier destinations along the Nautical Mile in St. Clair Shores.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit News

Quotes

  1. "So that I am not just match fit, I am mentally fit as well, just making the right decisions," Molik said. "I think it is a big part of my game and that's the reason I sometimes show flashier tennis ...... when I am, I think, more mentally on...
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Alicia Molik Source: Hills News

  2. "The WADE 3 was designed around the No. 3 being significant in my life," Wade said. "It carries into this weekend with this being my third year in a row to be named an all-star starter. While it's fun to show off a flashier, stylish version...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Dwyane Wade Source: USA Today

  3. "The best thing he does is find the football," Millen says. "He's got great instincts. You are going to find guys who are faster, guys who are stronger and guys who will make flashier plays. But he's very consistent at a high level. He knows...
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Matt Millen Source: USA Today

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