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synonyms for garish

  • gaudy
  • glittering
  • ornate
  • ostentatious
  • showy
  • vulgar
  • blatant
  • brassy
  • brazen
  • cheap
  • chintzy
  • flaunting
  • glaring
  • kitschy
  • loud
  • meretricious
  • overdone
  • overwrought
  • raffish
  • screaming
  • tawdry
  • tinsel
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antonyms for garish

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  • drab
  • modest
  • plain
  • refined
  • simple
  • discreet
  • normal
  • tasteful
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How to use garish in a sentence

They stripped us of this prison’s wardrobe, that horrible garish yellow uniform, and we dressed in the clothes we brought.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIIYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Yet it was hard to know exactly what all these people were doing there, other than taking their place in a kind of Brownian-movement minuet under the cheerfully garish lights.
THE REOPENING OF SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY BROUGHT BROADWAY OUT OF HIBERNATION—AND ONE PACKED THEATER INTO A BRIGHTER FUTURESTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJUNE 28, 2021TIME
Two more years have yet to run before that garish and hideous date, prophetic of all that is bright and new and abominably raw.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
It had a garish blue tunic reaching well below the hips and a black skirt bordered with blue.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
He could not bear the noise, the garish light, the continued rumble and movement of the street.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Damask curtains of old rose and pale green, falling over a widow-shade of yellow lace, softened the garish light of day.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
Usually, all was silent within its walls when the darkness fell; but this night a garish light flickered under the door.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Miss Rooth was light and bright and direct to-day—direct without being stiff and bright without being garish.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Its members were pointed out and gazed upon, until one realised one was standing in the garish light of fame.
EMMY LOUGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
As night draws down, the scene at Venice changes manifestly from what it was in the garish sunlight of day.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
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