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On social media, the foundation became famous for exposing the garish wealth of these elites.

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I was one of them—I believe I referred to the film as “garish junk” in my review.

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The last American man to win a round of the World Cup—the sport’s annual premier racing series—was David “Tinker” Juarez, and he did so in 1994, when riders wore ping pong ball-like foam helmets and garish neon racing attire.

They stripped us of this prison’s wardrobe, that horrible garish yellow uniform, and we dressed in the clothes we brought.

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.

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The entire structure has been newly painted in a variety of garish colors.

It was like Halloween for a decade, and the colors were garish, and the style was just phenomenal for us to look back on.

Named after the British actress Jane Birkin, the handbag has no garish logos.

The value of these terms lies in their baroqueness, in the way they pile up upon each other like garish baubles.

The extensive wood carvings inside and outside will be painted in garish colors, like this family room shown in a finished home.

Two more years have yet to run before that garish and hideous date, prophetic of all that is bright and new and abominably raw.

It had a garish blue tunic reaching well below the hips and a black skirt bordered with blue.

He could not bear the noise, the garish light, the continued rumble and movement of the street.

Damask curtains of old rose and pale green, falling over a widow-shade of yellow lace, softened the garish light of day.

Usually, all was silent within its walls when the darkness fell; but this night a garish light flickered under the door.

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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to garish, such as: gaudy, glittering, ornate, ostentatious, showy, and vulgar.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.