Examples of flamboyance in a Sentence
the campy flamboyance of her costume almost guaranteed she'd win the masquerade pageant
Recent Examples of flamboyance from the Web
In an era of flamboyance and extravagance amongst footballers, the Spurs midfielder's choice to wear all-black boots was lauded.
The emerging style of MbS’s leadership is a combination of energy, forthrightness, and flamboyance.
Valentin is a straight Marxist revolutionary who is initially repulsed by his cellmate’s flamboyance and cowardice, then gradually grows to love him and respect his unexpected bravery.
For all her flamboyance, Strange concealed her relationship with Brown from the upper-crust New York milieu in which she was raised and insisted that their letters to each other be written in code.
Even that barometer of flamboyance -- The Plain Dealer -- makes a cameo in the film.
From the red-carpet scene to the deafening pre-show chatter to the stage antics, all the way to the after-show party, theater flamboyance was in evidence.
Black culture is American culture, and the flamboyance of players in the Negro Leagues was a major part of why that great American institution was so beloved.
Classically structured and assembled as befits its subject, the film’s only concession to stylistic flamboyance comes when Brundish is seen reading to camera letters he’s sent to Florence.
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First Known Use of flamboyance
Synonymsostentation, flash, flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, glitz, ostentatiousness, pretentiousness, showiness, swank
Antonymsausterity, plainness, severity
Related Wordspretense (or pretence); éclat, extravaganza, mummery, pageant, parade, show; dazzle, fanfare, foofaraw, pageantry, pomp, razzle-dazzle, razzmatazz, spectacle; adornment, decoration, dressing, embellishment, garnishment, ornamentation, trimming; extravagance, fanciness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, magnificence, opulence, richness, sumptuousness; luridness; meretriciousness, tawdriness, vulgarity
Near Antonymsconservativeness, moderation, modesty, restraint, simplicity, understatement; elegance, gracefulness, tastefulness; minimalism
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