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flamboyance

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noun flam·boy·ance \flam-ˈbȯi-ən(t)s\

Definition of flamboyance

  1. :  the quality or state of being flamboyant



Examples of flamboyance

  1. <the campy flamboyance of her costume almost guaranteed she'd win the masquerade pageant>



1891

First Known Use of flamboyance

1891



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