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garish

gar·ish

garish

 
 
pronunciation:
gae rihsh
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: marked by excessive or tasteless color or decoration; gaudy; flashy.
She found the restaurant garish with its velveteen wallpaper and bright red and yellow decor.
antonyms:
drab, elegant, gracious
similar words:
bold, camp, flashy, gaudy, loud, tacky, tasteless, tawdry, wild
definition 2: overly bright; dazzling.
antonyms:
somber
similar words:
bold
derivations: garishly (adv.), garishness (n.)