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Flamboyant 1100 Words You Need

/flæmˈbɔɪ.ənt/ (adj)

very confident in behavior, or intended to be noticed, especially by being , showy, impressive, colorful, loud, flashy, gaudy, lurid, ostentatious, outrageous, extravagant:

a flamboyant gesture

The writer’s flamboyant lifestyle was well known.

His clothes were rather flamboyant for such a .

In a study of medical consultations, patients were found to use flamboyant gestures to attract the doctor’s attention from their notes. In this context, gesture has the of indirectness as well as visibility, because a for attention from a higher status figure like a doctor might be seen as some sort of challenge to the doctor’s authority.

Another situation characteristically the flamboyant use of gesture is that of . For the orator, gesture has distinct advantages over other forms of nonverbal communication such as or gaze, which can be less discernible to a distant audience.

Antonym: understated

Noun: flamboyance

Adv: flamboyantly

French: flamboyante

Farsi: زرق و برق دار

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