HyperDic: gaudy

English > 3 senses of the word gaudy:
ADJECTIVEallgaudy, brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashytastelessly showy
allgaudy, flashy, jazzy, showy, sporty(used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
NOUNgroupgaudy(Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college
gaudy > pronunciation
Soundsgao'diy
Rhymesalready ... yesterday: 132 rhymes with diy...
English > gaudy: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtastelessly showy.
Example "a gaudy costume"
Synonymsbrassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy
Broadertastelesslacking aesthetic or social taste
Spanishchillón, estridente, hortera, llamativo, vistoso, vulgar
Catalancridaner, estrident, llampant, vulgar
Nounsgaudcheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
gaudinessstrident color or excessive ornamentation
gaudinesstasteless showiness
Adverbsgaudilyin a tastelessly garish manner
English > gaudy: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display.
Synonymsflashy, jazzy, showy, sporty
Broadercolorful, colourfulstriking in variety and interest
Spanishchillón, llamativo, vistoso
Catalancridaner, vistós
Nounsgaudinessstrident color or excessive ornamentation
gaudinesstasteless showiness
English > gaudy: 3 senses > noun 1, group
Meaning(Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderbanquet, feastA ceremonial dinner party for many people

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