nt) KEY ADJECTIVE:
- Highly elaborate; ornate.
- Richly colored; resplendent.
- Architecture Of, relating to, or having wavy lines and flamelike forms characteristic of 15th- and 16th-century French Gothic architecture.
- Given to ostentatious or audacious display. See Synonyms at showy.
- See royal poinciana.
French, from Old French, present participle of flamboyer
, to blaze
, from flambe
; see flameOTHER FORMS:flam·boyance