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Definitions for gaudy
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gaudy(adj)

    (Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college

  2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy(adj)

    tastelessly showy

    "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"

  3. flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, sporty(adj)

    (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gaudy

    ostentatiously fine; showy; gay, but tawdry or meretricious

  2. Gaudy

    gay; merry; festal

  3. Gaudy(noun)

    one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited

  4. Gaudy(noun)

    a feast or festival; -- called also gaud-day and gaudy day

  5. Origin: [See Gaud, n.]

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  1. Gaudy

    Gaudy or gaudie is a term used to reflect student life in a number of the ancient universities in the United Kingdom as well as other institutions such as Durham University. It is generally believed to relate to the traditional student song, De Brevitate Vitae, which is commonly known as the Gaudeamus by virtue of its first line.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gaudy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gaudy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of gaudy in a Sentence

  1. Dolly Partonhas:

    I’m most comfortable in high heels and wigs and makeup and gaudy clothes.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    The gaudy, blabbing, and remorseful day Is crept into the bosom of the sea.

  3. William Shakespeare, "King Henry VI Part II", Act 4 scene 1:

    The gaudy, blabbing, and remorseful day Is crept into the bosom of the sea.

  4. Italo Calvino:

    I am prisoner of a gaudy and unlivable present, where all forms of human society have reached an extreme of their cycle and there is no imagining what new forms they may assume.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    Beware Of entrance to a quarrel but being in, Bear't that the opposed may beware of thee. Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not express'd in fancy rich, not gaudy For the apparel oft proclaims the man.

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Translations for gaudy

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  • евтинBulgarian
  • nevkusnýCzech
  • kitschig, grell, protzig, knalligGerman
  • hortera, feúcho, sobrecargado, chillón, vulgar, vistoso, llamativoSpanish
  • surfait, voyant, criard, vulgaire, kitschFrench
  • spiagaí, scéiniúil, taibhseach, gairéadachIrish
  • ard-ghaaoilManx
  • cifraHungarian
  • sgargiante, chiassoso, vistosoItalian
  • צַעֲקָנִיHebrew
  • けばけばしい, どぎつい, あくどい, 派手Japanese
  • schreeuwlelijk, ordinair, opvallendDutch
  • jarmarcznyPolish
  • espalhafatosoPortuguese
  • кричащий, безвкусный, цветастыйRussian
  • jologsTagalog

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