(a.) Characterized by waving or flamelike curves, as in the tracery of windows, etc.; -- said of the later (15th century) French Gothic style.
(1) Chris Jefferies, who has been arrested in connection with the murder of landscape architect Joanna Yeates , was known as a flamboyant English teacher at Clifton College, a co-ed public school.
(2) A vicious feud playing out within Uzbekistan's ruling family took a new twist on Monday , when prosecutors announced that the clan's most flamboyant member faces charges of involvement in mafia-style corruption.
(3) The other is a flamboyant showman who delights in peroxide mohicans and driving a variety of fast cars – most notably, perhaps, an army camouflage Bentley Continental GT.
(4) Everyone has been part of it, regardless of whether you’re a dirty metalhead or a flamboyant pop fan.” • This article was amended on 1 June 2017.
(5) Borno has always been known for having the most flamboyant and colourful weddings,” she said.
(6) It's very sort of flamboyant, and that's the kind of way I write.
(7) It is in a majestic salon, the walls of which are decorated with flamboyant 18th-century Flemish tapestries with a Tiepolo fresco adorning the ceiling, while the terrace overlooks a landscaped garden.
(8) Most striking was the .50 correlation for females between flamboyant personality disorder scores and visits to the family doctor for mental health reasons.
(9) Wilde, however, with his high earnings and his flamboyance, made of precariousness something aristocratic; he was, if you’ll forgive the coinage, a precaristocrat.
(10) When builders moved in a few weeks ago, it was marked in flamboyant Polish style with a commissioned "dance" for the diggers by director Robert Florczak, whose audacious multimedia Macbeth debuted at last year's Shakespeare festival.
(11) When I was coming out I was watching things like Will and Grace , I thought that was the model I had to aspire to – being rich or flamboyant.
(12) So whether we look at this as criminal irresponsibility or a simple bad run from a flamboyant high roller, we should be able to agree that he didn't provide much of a service.
(13) La Tuta captured: Mexico's flamboyant primary teacher turned drug kingpin Read more In recent days the Mexican government has celebrated the capture of two top cartel suspects: on Wednesday Omar Treviño Morales, the leader of the notoriously brutal Zetas drug cartel, was caught in the northern city of Monterrey .
(14) Arnaud Montebourg, the former economy minister and flamboyant ex-lawyer who had also run on a leftwing ticket, was eliminated in the first round, with around 18%.
(15) Of course there was, and still is, wild hedonism among some of the more flamboyant and brash members of the trading community, but focusing on the outliers is no way to properly judge the majority of the industry.
(16) A jeepney in Manila: US military 4x4s left over from world war II have been converted, often flamboyantly, into the most popular form of transport in the city.
(17) Manchester United ,a club besotted with its flamboyant heritage, could not produce an evening's worth of flawless security.They fell short by seconds and so tumbled out of the Champions League on a 3 -2 aggregate.Sir Alex Ferguson's team had been ahead on the away-goal rule as this match entered its last minute.
(18) In "Sylvia's flamboyant imagination, the EST [electric shock treatment] gear resembled some kind of medieval torture equipment," says Gordon Lameyer.
(19) Kabuki as we see it today - in, for example, Shunkan or The Scene on Devil's Island, one of the greatest in the repertoire - is action-packed, scenically thrilling and histrionically flamboyant.
(20) Extending his charm offensive to Washington DC, the flamboyant finance minister held talks with senior administration officials after meeting IMF managing director Christine Lagarde and attempting to allay fears of an imminent Greek default.
(a.) Displaying pomp; stately; showy with grandeur; magnificent; as, a pompous procession.
(1) Leave aside the noxious and pompous view that the views of non-national-security-professionals - whatever that means - should be ignored when it comes to militarism, US foreign policy and war crimes.
(2) On last Friday's Radio 4 Today programme , the historian Robert Service played his part to perfection, pompously advising the BBC to "get some sense of proportion".
(3) He says that the idea of the corrupt, lying, pompous politician has become "the equivalent of the mother-in-law or Irish joke of the 1970s".
(4) As the debate reached its conclusion, Stockwood, dressed grandly in a purple cassock and pompously fondling his crucifix in a way that was devastatingly lampooned by Rowan Atkinson a week later on a Not the Nine O'Clock News sketch, delivered his parting shot of, "You'll get your 30 pieces of silver."
(5) She was terrifying but not pompous, and she could be quite playful, quite cosy in a strange way."
(6) Auda is more of a problem: his character is portrayed as an unreformed savage who cares only for violence, treasure and his own pompous self-image.
(7) Giles Oakley London • In conception and format, it was trite – while being undeservedly pompous and self-esteeming.
(8) About three years ago, he was teasing me about something – being thick probably, or making pompous speeches.
(9) His chairman, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, was more magnificently pompous, as befits an ex-foreign secretary.
(10) Please don't read my pompous views above as referring to the great majority of gallery shows, where dealers display art they hope someone will want to buy for their home, and new collectors are born every week.
(11) When those inside the temple are pompous hypocrites, maybe it is the better place to be.
(12) Those who actively seek out linguistic slip-ups will correct you with such glee that it makes you doubt whether their commitment to "calling out" bigotry matches their commitment to pompous arseholerly.
(13) Chaplin himself wrote about this process: "Sometimes a musician would get pompous with me, and I would cut him short: 'Whatever the melody is, the rest is just a vamp.'
(14) I realised that my goal here really is to represent – it sounds super-pompous – how we think and how we associate.
(15) "Without wishing to sound pompous, I do more research now than ever.
(16) I will leave the public to judge his actions.” Mick Cash, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, said it should be no surprise that his black cab members across London were considering “a boycott of the Tory toff David Mellor over his outrageous, pompous and disgraceful tirade against one of their colleagues”.
(17) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – five reasons we're still slightly worried Read more This caped crusader has had a personality upgrade Facebook Twitter Pinterest Photograph: Warner Bros The Batman we met in The Lego Movie aways seemed an unlikely candidate for his own solo film, a pompous jerk who was more Flash Thompson than Bruce Wayne.
(18) It was as absurd for a Tory MP to demand Abbott's resignation from the shadow cabinet on account of this remark as it was for Ed Miliband to tell her pompously "in no uncertain terms" that it had been "unacceptable".
(19) It's pompous twaddle with no relevance to fucking anything."
(20) This is all the more surprising since Tolstoy seems to speak freely, in his fiction, with the sort of moralistic-prophetic voice – the voice of a teacher of right and wrong – that lesser writers are obliged to use sparingly, unless they want to sound pompous and didactic.