Synonyms for pageantry:
cavalcade, sheriff, celebration, robe, crown jewels, bearer.
emcee, mace, orb, mc.
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 1 (noun)
bearer, mc, master of ceremonies, crown jewels, emcee, cavalcade, baton, mace, orb.
flashy display (noun)
exhibitionism, gaudiness, affectedness, sensationalism, grandiloquence, boastfulness, flamboyance, pomposity, rakishness, bravado, garishness, fuss, blatancy, flourish, pomp, flashiness, histrionics, splendor, grandiosity, ornateness, dramatics, snazziness, parade, Bravura, ostentation, pomp and circumstance, vanity, showiness, splashiness, jauntiness, formality, shamelessness, opulence, swaggar, showmanship, Flagrancy, dash.
Usage examples for pageantry:
- No Emperor's daughter of her age would have been accompanied to the churchyard with such pageantry, such deep, universal grief. - "In The Blue Pike, Volume 2.", Georg Ebers.
- And yet that scrap of paper has gone the world over; it has been sung in the camp, wept over in the lonely cottage; it has gone with the marching regiments, with the explorers- with mankind, in short, on its way down the ages, brightening, consoling, elevating life; and my lord, who regarded as scarcely above a menial the poet to whom he tossed the guinea- my lord, with all his pageantry and power, has utterly gone and left no witness. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- The vacuum left by departed greatness was everywhere observable, whilst the battles and processions portrayed on the walls told you who had here excited revelry after retiring from slaughter, or dismissed pageantry in search of pleasure. - "Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark", Mary Wollstonecraft.