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gaudy

gaud·y

gaudy

 
pronunciation:
gaw di
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: gaudier, gaudiest
definition: tastelessly or excessively ornamented or colored; flashy; garish.
synonyms:
chintzy, flashy, garish, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, showy, tawdry, tinsel
antonyms:
elegant, plain, tasteful
similar words:
baroque, bold, camp, cheap, flamboyant, florid, glaring, ornate, overwrought, tacky, tasteless, trashy, trumpery, wild
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derivations: gaudily (adv.), gaudiness (n.)
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