[flash-ee] /ˈflæʃ i/
adjective, flashier, flashiest.
sparkling or brilliant, especially in a superficial way or for the moment:
a flashy performance.
ostentatiously or vulgarly smart; showy; gaudy:
adjective flashier, flashiest
brilliant and dazzling, esp for a short time or in a superficial way
cheap and ostentatious
“showy, cheaply attractive,” 1680s, from flash + -y (2). Earlier it meant “splashing” (1580s); “sparkling, giving off flashes” (c.1600). Related: Flashily; flashiness.
granny flat, in nothing flat
[carnival sense fr earlier meaning of flats, ”playing cards,” or fr earlier meaning ”dishonest dice”]
[flash-ing] /ˈflæʃ ɪŋ/ noun 1. Building Trades. pieces of sheet metal or the like used to cover and protect certain joints and angles, as where a roof comes in contact with a wall or chimney, especially against leakage. 2. the act of creating an artificial flood in a conduit or stream, as in a sewer […]
noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. (def 1).
noun, Photography. 1. a lamp for providing momentary illumination of the subject of a photograph.
[flash-lahyt] /ˈflæʃˌlaɪt/ noun 1. Also called, especially British, torch. a small, portable electric lamp powered by dry batteries, LEDs, or a tiny generator. 2. a that , as a lighthouse beacon. 3. any source of artificial light as used in . /ˈflæʃˌlaɪt/ noun 1. (mainly US & Canadian) a small portable electric lamp powered by […]