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Definition of gaudy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    gaudy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɡɔdi//
     
    (gaudier, gaudiest) (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1too brightly colored in a way that lacks taste synonym garish
  2. 2 gaudy clothes/colors
NAmE//ˈɡɔdl̩i//
 
adverb gaudily dressed/painted
NAmE//ˈɡɔdinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]