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flamboyant

adjective affected, baroque, brave, braw, bright, colorful, dazzling, elaborate, extravagant, fancy, flashy, flowery, frilled, frilly, fussy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, grandiose, high-flown, high-flying, lofty, ornate, orotund, overdone, pompous, pretentious, sensational, sensationalistic, showy
See also: elaborate, grandiose, pretentious
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You begin with some major news stories of the day -- Islamist terrorism, the financial crisis, immigration -- sprinkle in some broadly-drawn characters -- a dissatisfied middle-aged husband, a flamboyantly gay, cross-dressing pilot, a blond femme fatale, a ludicrously wealthy, megalomaniacal banker -- and voila: a novel for the once-new century.
In "Bruno", Cohen poses as a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion reporter who in one scene goes to interview a "terrorist" in his quest for fame.
In "Bruno," Cohen poses as a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion reporter who in one scene goes to interview a "terrorist" in his quest for fame.
She claims that in 2007 Cohen appeared at her charity bingo game in his guise as Bruno - a flamboyantly gay Austrian - and was pushed by him causing her to fall.
Expect the unexpected as Erick Montes' flamboyantly self-indulgent character changes from one red dress to another, or when a cigarette is passed back and forth (no hands) between two women in patent leather stilettos.
Konstantin Zverev was flamboyantly fun as the macho matador Espada, sending himself up with a haughty shake of his head or flick of a finger.
Jinen Nagase, new justice minister, is a relatively quiet but policy-savvy lawmaker of the governing Liberal Democratic Party who, people close to him say, prefers not to behave flamboyantly.
While audiences typically eat up his flamboyantly virtuosic performances, the press has at times sniffed at what some believe to be an unnecessarily strident and even shallow approach to the repertoire.
And Gary Beach, as the flamboyantly gay director Roger DeBris, and Roger Bart as his equally flamboyant assistant, Carmen Ghia, along with their Village People household, bring verve to the production of the song ``Keep It Gay'' -- as painful as that could have been.
Moussaoui so flamboyantly embraced his role, boasting of it in detail the government's evidence could not quite support, sneering at the victims of Sept.
The flamboyantly dressed dancers follow the Chief into the ring.