unflashy

flashy

[flash-ee]
adjective, flashier, flashiest.
1.
sparkling or brilliant, especially in a superficial way or for the moment: a flashy performance.
2.
ostentatiously or vulgarly smart; showy; gaudy: flashy clothes.

Origin:
1575–85; flash + -y1

flashily, adverb
flashiness, noun
unflashy, adjective


2. See gaudy1.
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flashy (ˈflæʃɪ)
 
adj , flashier, flashiest
1.  brilliant and dazzling, esp for a short time or in a superficial way
2.  cheap and ostentatious
 
'flashily
 
adv
 
'flashiness
 
n

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flashy
"showy, cheaply attractive," 1680s, from flash + -y (2).
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