garish


gar·ish

adjective \ˈger-ish\

: too bright or colorful

Full Definition of GARISH

1
:  clothed in vivid colors
2
a :  excessively or disturbingly vivid <garish colors> <garish imagery>
b :  offensively or distressingly bright :  glaring
3
:  tastelessly showy :  flashy
gar·ish·ly adverb
gar·ish·ness noun

Examples of GARISH

  1. <the wedding guest's thick makeup was garish and unnecessary>

Origin of GARISH

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1545

Rhymes with GARISH

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