Definition of Flashily

1. Adverb. In a meretricious manner. "The boat is meretriciously decorated"

Exact synonyms: Meretriciously
Partainyms: Flashy, Meretricious



2. Adverb. In a fancy colorful manner. "He dresses rather flamboyantly"
Exact synonyms: Flamboyantly, Showily
Partainyms: Flamboyant, Flashy, Showy

Definition of Flashily

1. adv. In a flashy manner; with empty show.

Definition of Flashily

1. Adverb. In a flashy manner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flashily

1. flashy [adv] - See also: flashy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flashily

flashcube
flashcubes
flashed
flashers
flashes
flashest
flashflood
flashfloods
flashforward
flashforwards
flashgun
flashguns
flashier
flashiest
flashily (current term)
flashiness
flashinesses
flashing
flashing collar
flashing pain syndrome
flashingly
flashings
flashlamp
flashlamps
flashless
flashlight
flashlight battery
flashlight fish
flashlights

Literary usage of Flashily

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Human Side of Retail Selling: A Textbook for Salespeople in Retail by Ruth Leigh (1921)
"If a flashily dressed woman asks to see " a petticoat to wear under a light, ... Next, you will use judgment in showing the type of petticoat a flashily ..."

2. The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Complete by Charles Dickens, Thomas Power James (1873)
"... with such a swagger in his gait, and dressed so flashily, that a stranger would instantly set him down for a prize-fighter who had recently had a streak ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1900)
"... and dressed flashily; at 22 married an indolent but fairly respectable man in her native town, and tried to restore herself to a social position, ..."

4. Publications by Mississippi Historical Society (1918)
"... and he dashed along like a boy on his first pony, invariably followed by his big Indian orderly flashily dressed in the garb of his tribe. ..."

5. The American Commonwealth by James Bryce Bryce (1914)
"An ill- omened-looking man, flashily dressed, and rude in demeanour, was sitting behind a table, two men in front were addressing him, the rest of the room ..."

6. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"When you get tired of them in the temples and take a trip on the river, you find idol giants, flashily painted, stretched out side by side on the shore. ..."

7. The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller's Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the by Frederick Law Olmsted (1862)
"... during the service ; the third was a foreign-looking person, very flashily dressed and sporting a yellow-headed walking-stick, and much cheap jewelry. ..."

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