1. display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously

    Synonyms : flash, ostentate, show off, swank
    Type Of : display, exhibit, expose
  2. the act of displaying something ostentatiously

    Type Of : display
    Examples :
    • his behavior was an outrageous flaunt


  1. elaborately or excessively ornamented

    Synonyms : aureate, florid
    Examples :
    • flamboyant handwriting
  2. showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana

    Synonyms : delonix regia, flame tree, peacock flower, poinciana regia, royal poinciana
    Type Of : flowering tree, angiospermous tree
  3. marked by ostentation but often tasteless

    Synonyms : showy, splashy


  1. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

    Synonyms : crying, egregious, glaring, gross, rank
    Examples :
    • flagrant violation of human rights


  1. intermittently stopping and starting

    Synonyms : interrupted, off-and-on
    Examples :
    • fitful (or interrupted) sleep
  2. occurring in spells and often abruptly

    Synonyms : spasmodic
    Examples :
    • fitful bursts of energy


  1. subtly skillful handling of a situation

    Synonyms : delicacy, diplomacy, discreetness
    Type Of : tact, tactfulness


  1. liable to sudden unpredictable change

    Synonyms : erratic, mercurial, quicksilver
    Examples :
    • fickle weather
  2. marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments

    Synonyms : volatile
    Examples :
    • fickle friends


  1. the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

    Synonyms : excitation, excitement, fervour, inflammation
    Type Of : emotional arousal
  2. feelings of great warmth and intensity

    Synonyms : ardor, ardour, fervency, fervidness, fervour, fire
    Type Of : passion, passionateness


  1. marked by good fortune

    Synonyms : happy
    Examples :
    • a felicitous life
  2. exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

    Antonyms : infelicitous
    Examples :
    • a felicitous speaker


  1. intellectually productive

    Synonyms : fertile, prolific
    Examples :
    • a fecund imagination
  2. capable of producing offspring or vegetation


  1. capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

    Synonyms : executable, practicable, viable, workable