Antonyms of adj showy

4 senses of showy

Sense 1
flamboyant, showy, splashy -- (marked by ostentation but often tasteless; "a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet"; "a splashy half-page ad")

INDIRECT (VIA ostentatious) -> unostentatious, unpretentious, unpretending -- (not ostentatious; "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance")

Sense 2
showy -- (displaying brilliance and virtuosity)

INDIRECT (VIA theatrical) -> untheatrical -- (not suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater; "a well-written but untheatrical play"; "an untheatrical personality")

Sense 3
flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, sporty -- ((used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display)

INDIRECT (VIA colorful, colourful) -> colorless, colourless -- (lacking in variety and interest; "a colorless and unimaginative person"; "a colorless description of the parade")
INDIRECT (VIA colorful, colourful) -> colorless, colourless -- (lacking in variety and interest; "a colorless and unimaginative person"; "a colorless description of the parade")

Sense 4
glossy, showy -- (superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense; "a glossy TV series")

INDIRECT (VIA attractive) -> unattractive -- (lacking beauty or charm; "as unattractive as most mining regions")

Similarity of adj showy

4 senses of showy

Sense 1
flamboyant, showy, splashy -- (marked by ostentation but often tasteless; "a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet"; "a splashy half-page ad")
       => ostentatious (vs. unostentatious), pretentious -- (intended to attract notice and impress others; "an ostentatious sable coat")

Sense 2
showy -- (displaying brilliance and virtuosity)
       => theatrical (vs. untheatrical) -- (suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater; "a theatrical pose"; "one of the most theatrical figures in public life")

Sense 3
flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, sporty -- ((used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display)
       => colorful (vs. colorless), colourful (vs. colourless) -- (striking in variety and interest; "a colorful period of history"; "a colorful character"; "colorful language")

Sense 4
glossy, showy -- (superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense; "a glossy TV series")
       => attractive (vs. unattractive) -- (pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations")

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