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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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Leos are especially prominent in the public eye and the performing arts, as their natural ability to act, their flamboyant style and love of attention almost guarantee the limelight.
The Russian producers of Imperial Collection vodka say they hope the range, which includes a carafe in the flamboyant style of a Faberge egg, will become the next must-have item for the super-rich.
James' second wife, Tanya, called him ``a great man and a musical genius'' and others recalled a playful father, uncle and friend known for his sense of humor and flamboyant style.
FORMER Samoa captain Peter Fatialofa has urged the current side to stick to their natural, flamboyant style when they meet England in a World Cup pool C match today.
Sometimes controversial for his flamboyant style (he drives a Rolls-Royce and performs like Little Richard), he is perhaps best appreciated in action, leading evangelical sermons and song with his soulful tenor voice.
Nineteenth-century male soloists were highly theatrical in their appearance and exaggerated body movements on stage, but audiences thought a flamboyant style was inconsistent with feminine respectability and femininity.
Mixing full-on 70s rock antics with 60s psychedelia and garage, the six-piece preened their way through recent album Behind The Music in flamboyant style.
Novelty motifs harked back to holidays of yore, with old-fashioned looking witches, turkeys and Santas while others referenced historical botanical documents or reverted to outrageously oversized florals that recalled the flamboyant style of '50s interior designer Dorothy Draper.
The President intervened in rather a flamboyant style in the middle of last year.
The polychoral exuberance of Rebelo's music is a perfect foil for the less flamboyant style of the slightly younger Melgas: this contrast is perhaps artificially reinforced by the transposition of the more virtuoso works by Rebelo to a high key, which shows off the superb sopranos of Christophers' choir to great advantage, but might not be to the taste of the most critical listener.
Amanda McKerrow and Vladimir Malakhov, who appeared in the first two performances, are slighter, with different coloring and a less flamboyant style than the Bolshoi pair, Nina Ananiashvili and Aleksei Fadeyechev, who danced the remaining four performances.
De Mille's flamboyant style and autocratic manner became the stereotype of the Hollywood director.