flamboyance
noun Date: 1891 the quality or state of being flamboyant

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  • flamboyance — 1891, from FLAMBOYANT (Cf. flamboyant) + ANCE (Cf. ance) …   Etymology dictionary

  • flamboyance — flamboyant ► ADJECTIVE 1) conspicuously and confidently exuberant. 2) brightly coloured and showy. DERIVATIVES flamboyance noun flamboyantly adverb. ORIGIN French, flaming, blazing …   English terms dictionary

  • flamboyance — noun extravagant elaborateness he wrote with great flamboyance • Syn: ↑floridness, ↑floridity, ↑showiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑showy (for: ↑showiness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flamboyance — See flamboyant. * * * …   Universalium

  • flamboyance — noun a) The condition of being flamboyant b) A group of flamingos …   Wiktionary

  • flamboyance — Synonyms and related words: arabesque, baroque, baroqueness, blare, blatancy, blaze, blazing light, blinding light, brazenness, bright light, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, brilliant light, burst of light, chinoiserie, colorfulness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • flamboyance — flam·boy·ance || flæm bɔɪəns n. showiness, ostentatiousness, flashiness, gaudiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flamboyance — flam·boy·ance …   English syllables

  • flamboyance — See: flamboyant …   English dictionary

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