swankiness
noun see swank III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • swankiness — noun The state or quality of being swanky. The hotel was noted for its swankiness, but to me it looked tacky …   Wiktionary

  • swankiness — See swankily. * * * …   Universalium

  • swankiness — swank·i·ness …   English syllables

  • swankiness — kēnə̇s, kin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being swank …   Useful english dictionary

  • swank — I. intransitive verb Etymology: perhaps akin to Middle High German swanken to sway; akin to Middle Dutch swanc supple Date: 1708 show off, swagger; also boast 1 II. adjective Etymology: Middle Low German or Middle Dutch swanc supple; akin to Old… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • swanky — swankily, adv. swankiness, n. /swang kee/, adj., swankier, swankiest. elegant or ostentatious; swank. [1835 45; SWANK1 + Y1] Syn. stylish, chic, smart, fashionable. * * * …   Universalium

  • swanky — adjective (swankier, swankiest) informal 1》 stylishly luxurious and expensive. 2》 inclined to show off. Derivatives swankily adverb swankiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • opulence — noun 1) the opulence of the room Syn: luxuriousness, sumptuousness, lavishness, richness, luxury, luxuriance, splendor, magnificence, grandeur, splendidness; informal plushness, classiness, ritziness, poshness, swankiness Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • bravery — n 1. courage, valor, valorousness, valiancy, valiance, heroism, prowess, stout heartedness, lionheartedness or lion heartedness, ironheartedness or iron heartedness, great heartedness or greatheartedness, high heartedness; virility, manliness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • chic — adj 1. stylish, fashionable, smart, natty, spruce, dapper, trim; modish, a go go, in the very latest style; in vogue, a la mode, in fashion, in style; popular, in, Sl. in the groove, all the rage; up to date, current, modern, mod, new; up to the… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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