gaudery

noun

gaud·​ery ˈgȯ-də-rē How to pronounce gaudery (audio)
ˈgä-
: showy ornamentation
especially : personal finery

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gaudery was circa 1598

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“Gaudery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gaudery. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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