noun see gaudy I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gaudiness — Gaud i*ness, n. The quality of being gaudy. Whitlock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gaudiness — index pretense (ostentation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gaudiness — c.1600, from GAUDY (Cf. gaudy) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gaudiness — noun Pretension in appearance. Overly done and distastefully adorned. Nearby residents dont want any gaudiness in the buildings renovation, they want it to be tasteful and understated. See Also: gaudy …   Wiktionary

  • gaudiness — gaudy ► ADJECTIVE (gaudier, gaudiest) ▪ extravagantly or tastelessly bright or showy. DERIVATIVES gaudily adverb gaudiness noun. ORIGIN probably from Old French gaudir rejoice , from Latin gaudere …   English terms dictionary

  • gaudiness — See gaudily. * * * …   Universalium

  • gaudiness — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, affectation, apparent character, appearances, arsenic green, bedizenment, beggarliness, big talk, blatancy, brazenness, cheapness, clashing colors, coarseness, color clash, colorfulness, contemptibleness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gaudiness — gaud·i·ness || gɔːdɪnɪs n. garishness, loudness, tackiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gaudiness — gaud·i·ness …   English syllables

  • gaudiness — noun 1. tasteless showiness • Syn: ↑flashiness, ↑garishness, ↑loudness, ↑brashness, ↑meretriciousness, ↑tawdriness, ↑glitz • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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