1. Given to or marked by elaborate, ostentatious, or audacious display or behavior. See Synonyms at showy.
2. Richly or brightly colored; resplendent: a flamboyant turban.
3. Of, relating to, or having wavy lines and flamelike forms characteristic of 15th- and 16th-century French Gothic architecture.
See royal poinciana.
[French, from Old French, present participle of flamboyer, to blaze, from flambe, flame; see FLAME.]
flam·boyance, flam·boyan·cy n.
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