"gaudy" Definition

  1. superl. Ostentatiously fine; showy; gay, but tawdry or meretricious.
  2. superl. Gay; merry; festal.
  3. n. One of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited.
  4. n. A feast or festival; -- called also gaud-day and gaudy day.

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Position in dictionary: 41212 of 111710 words.
Word Type: superl., superl., n., n.,
Words that start with "gaudy": 2
Words that end with "gaudy": 1
Words that contain "gaudy": 2
Next words in dictionary: gaudygreen, gauffer, gauffering, gauffre, gauge
Previous words in dictionary: gaudless, gaudish, gauding, gaudiness, gaudily

English Dictionary Definition of gaudy

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