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garish

adjective  us   /ˈɡær·ɪʃ, ˈɡeər-/
showy or too brightly colored: The coffee shop, painted a garish pink, is a landmark in the neighborhood.
Translations of “garish”
in Vietnamese loè loẹt, sặc sỡ…
in Spanish chillón, llamativo, estridente…
in Thai ฉูดฉาด…
in Malaysian menyilaukan…
in French criard…
in German grell…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分鮮艶的, 花哨的, 炫目的…
in Indonesian norak…
in Russian кричащий (о цвете)…
in Turkish çok parlak, cafcaflı, janjanlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分鲜艳的, 花哨的, 炫目的…
in Polish jaskrawy…
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