दिखावटी वि॰ [हिं॰ दिखावट + ई (प्रत्य॰)] जो केवल देखने योग्य हो पर काम में न आ सके । दिखौआ ।
Bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively reddish color; as, a florid countenance.
Covered with flowers; abounding in flowers; flowery.
Embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence.
Flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations.
A floating barge connected with a pier.
A locomotive with condensing engines, and, hence, without the noise of escaping steam; also, a dummy car.
A sham package in a shop, or one which does not contain what its exterior indicates.
A thick-witted person; a dolt.
An imitation or copy of something, to be used as a substitute; a model; a lay figure; as, a figure on which clothing is exhibited in shop windows; a blank paper copy used to show the size of the future book, etc.
Fictitious or sham; feigned; as, a dummy watch.
One who is dumb.
One who plays a merely nominal part in any action; a sham character.
Silent; mute; noiseless; as a dummy engine.
The fourth or exposed hand when three persons play at a four-handed game of cards.
A preparation of capsicum, burnt sugar, etc., for coloring and giving a fictious strength to liquors.
A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal.
A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary brightness or show.
A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning.
Showy, but counterfeit; cheap, pretentious, and vulgar; as, flash jewelry; flash finery.
Slang or cant of thieves and prostitutes.
The time during which a flash is visible; an instant; a very brief period.
To break forth, as a sudden flood of light; to burst instantly and brightly on the sight; to show a momentary brilliancy; to come or pass like a flash.
To burst forth like a sudden flame; to break out violently; to rush hastily.
Assumed artificially; not natural.
Given to false show; assuming or pretending to possess what is not natural or real.
Inclined; disposed; attached.
Made up of terms involving different powers of the unknown quantity; adfected; as, an affected equation.