Showy vs Gorgeous - What's the difference?

showy | gorgeous | Synonyms |

Showy is a synonym of gorgeous.


As adjectives the difference between showy and gorgeous

is that showy is (sometimes|derogatory) calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye while gorgeous is (of a person or place) very beautiful.

showy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (sometimes, derogatory) calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye
  • Synonyms
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    Hyponyms

    * slutty

    Derived terms

    * showiness

    gorgeous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (of a person or place) very beautiful.
  • All the contest judges agreed that Brigitt was absolutely gorgeous .
    The sunsets in Hawaii are gorgeous .
  • (rare) Very enjoyable, pleasant, tasty etc.
  • Israeli hummus is absolutely gorgeous .

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * gorgeously * gorgeousness

    See also

    * gorge