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    flamboyant

    flamboyant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word flamboyant

    Definition
    (noun) showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana Definition
    (adj) marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    Synonyms : showy , splashy
    Example Sentence
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad
    Definition
    (adj) elaborately or excessively ornamented
    Synonyms : aureate , florid
    Example Sentence
    • flamboyant handwriting
    • the senator's florid speech
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for flamboyant

flamboyant ~ flame + boy; imagine a boy wearing a T-shirt with pictures of flame on it. will it not be flamboyant?

flamboyant="flame" + "boy",, the boy's body is "ornated" with the tatto of flame :)

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flamboyant ~ flame + boy; we have seen FLAMES coming from the BOY’S mouth in CIRCUS they are generally ORNATED and wore RICH COLOURED costumes….

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