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English definition of “gaudy”

gaudy

adjective uk   /ˈɡɔː.di/ us    /ˈɡɑː-/
unpleasantly bright in colour or decoration: gaudy plastic flowersAttention-seeking, distracting and showing off
gaudily
adverb uk   /-di.li/ us  
Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
gaudiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
(Definition of gaudy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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