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1. gaudy

adjective. ['ˈgɔdi'] tastelessly showy.

Synonyms

  • trashy
  • brassy
  • cheap
  • tatty
  • tacky
  • loud
  • flashy
  • tawdry
  • tasteless
  • gimcrack
  • garish
  • flash

Antonyms

  • expensive
  • superior
  • generous
  • new

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Words that Rhyme with Gaudy

  • patnaude
  • drawdy
  • claudie
  • broady
  • broadie
  • sawdy
  • sawdey
  • saudi
  • dawdy
  • bawdy
  • audi

Example sentences of the word gaudy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Laminate shower surrounds have come a long way since the gaudy looks of the 1970s.

2. Verb, base form
Their rich and vivid hues are stylized and artistic, but not gaudy.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Printing can be done in black and white or color, but don't make it too gaudy.

Quotes containing the word gaudy


1. It's high time for the art world to admit that the avant-garde is dead. It was killed by my hero, Andy Warhol, who incorporated into his art all the gaudy commercial imagery of capitalism (like Campbell's soup cans) that most artists had stubbornly scorned.
- Camille Paglia

2. gaudy

adjective. ['ˈgɔdi'] (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display.

Synonyms

  • flashy
  • jazzy
  • showy
  • sporty
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • sincere
  • valuable
  • ashamed

3. gaudy

noun. ['ˈgɔdi'] (Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college.

Synonyms

  • feast

Antonyms

  • soft
  • softness
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