He continues that "the gays I know are not the flamboyant shove-it-in-your face type of people."
John Galliano, the flamboyant head of Christian Dior, is producing a movie (in which he's rumored to be playing himself).
These included a flamboyant veteran of the war against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan named Ibn al-Khattab.
1832, first used of a 15c.-16c. architectural style with flame-like curves, from French flamboyant "flaming, wavy," present participle of flamboyer "to flame," from Old French flamboier (12c.), from flambe "flame," from flamble, variant of flamme, from Latin flammula (see flame (n.)). Extended sense of "showy, ornate" is 1879. Related: Flamboyantly.