viewy
adjective Date: 1848 1. possessing visionary, impractical, or fantastic views 2. spectacular or arresting in appearance ; showy

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  • viewy — [vyo͞oē] adj. viewier, viewiest [Old Informal] Informal former 1. fanciful or visionary: said of a person 2. showy; ostentatious …   English World dictionary

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