Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

flash

3 adjective
     
flash3
1

flash flood/fire

a flood or fire that happens very quickly or suddenly, and continues for only a short time
2 British English informal looking very new, bright, and expensive - used to show disapproval:
a big flash car
3 British English informal liking to have expensive clothes and possessions so that other people notice you - used to show disapproval:
Chris didn't want to seem flash in front of his mates.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary