Definition of garish adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

garish

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈɡeərɪʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡerɪʃ//
 
Describing clothes
 
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very brightly coloured in an unpleasant way synonym gaudy garish clothes/colours It’s a little too garish for my taste. See related entries: Describing clothes Word Origin mid 16th cent.: of unknown origin.Extra examples furniture painted a rather garish yellow I can’t stand those garish Christmas lights. It’s a little too garish for my taste.
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