a showy gesture
"she entered with a great flourish"
an ornamental embellishment in writing
a display of ornamental speech or language
flourish, brandish (noun)
the act of waving
flourish, fanfare, tucket (verb)
(music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments
"he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"
boom, thrive, flourish, expand (verb)
"The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
thrive, prosper, fly high, flourish (verb)
make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
"The new student is thriving"
brandish, flourish, wave (verb)
move or swing back and forth
"She waved her gun"