Simple Definition of gaudy
: too bright and heavily decorated
: very large or impressive
Full Definition of gaudy
Examples of gaudy in a sentence
The showgirls wore gaudy costumes.
They bought the house for a gaudy sum.
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Definition of gaudy
: a feast or entertainment especially in the form of an annual college dinner at a British university
Origin of gaudy
probably from Latin gaudium joy — more at joy
First Known Use: 1651
GAUDY Defined for Kids
Definition of gaudy for Students
: too bright and showy <gaudy jewelry>
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