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English definition of “gaudy”

gaudy

adjective     /ˈɡɔː.di/ US  /ˈɡɑː-/
unpleasantly bright in colour or decoration: gaudy plastic flowersAttention-seeking, distracting and showing off gaudily     /-di.li/ adverb Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off gaudiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
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