Textual thesaurus for "flash"

(adj) meretricious, loud, cheap, brassy, flashy, garish, gaudy, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy, gimcrack

tastelessly showy

a flash car; a flashy ring; garish colors; a gaudy costume; loud sport shirts; a meretricious yet stylish book; tawdry ornaments

(noun) flash bulb, flash lamp, flashbulb, flashgun, photoflash

a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph

(noun) news bulletin, newsbreak, newsflash

a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story

(noun) flare

a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate

(noun) fanfare, ostentation

a gaudy outward display

(noun) flashing

a short vivid experience

a flash of emotion swept over him; the flashings of pain were a warning

(noun) New York minute, split second, blink of an eye, wink, heartbeat, instant, trice, twinkling, jiffy

a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash

(verb) shoot, scoot, scud, dart, dash

run or move very quickly or hastily

She dashed into the yard

(verb) ostentate, flaunt, show off, swank

display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously

he showed off his new sports car

(verb) wink, winkle, blink, twinkle

gleam or glow intermittently

The lights were flashing