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synonyms for gaudy

  • brilliant
  • flashy
  • garish
  • jazzy
  • ostentatious
  • showy
  • snazzy
  • splashy
  • chichi
  • crude
  • gay
  • gross
  • pizazz
  • screaming
  • tinsel
  • blatant
  • brazen
  • catchpenny
  • chintzy
  • coarse
  • flaunting
  • florid
  • froufrou
  • glaring
  • gussied up
  • kitschy
  • loud
  • meretricious
  • obtrusive
  • pretentious
  • putting on the ritz
  • raffish
  • ritzy
  • splendiferous
  • tasteless
  • tawdry
See also synonyms for: gaudily / gaudiness

antonyms for gaudy

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  • modest
  • normal
  • plain
  • simple
  • tasteful
  • calm
  • drab
  • dull
  • refined
  • sophisticated
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Ubiquitously dyed in bright and gaudy colors, they unsurprisingly didn’t serve any practical purpose.
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Gaming headsets tend to identify themselves with gaudy, RGB-enhanced styling.
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Each character’s mind movie gets its own episode, interspersed with scenes of their classmates comforting and irritating one another at Xavier’s gaudy house as the interrogation takes place.
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Now, it feels impractical, which makes its gamer-gear styling feel gaudy, rather than futuristic.
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Ignore your GPS and explore the side streets, which will help you circumvent traffic and the gaudy clamor.
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The long list of absurd Pride-themed products, from a drag queen Chipotle menu to the gaudy monstrosity that is the Target short suit, stretches the imagination.
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Each accomplishment earned what Colson’s mom called a “big, chunky, gaudy sticker” that looked like a jewel.
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Batterby, in gaudy raiment, went to an office in Manchester; in gaudier raiment he often attended race meetings.
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The belated moon stole up from its lair, hovered above the sky-line, a gaudy orange sphere in the haze of smoke.
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Not even in Agra, and certainly not in gaudy Lucknow, had Malcolm seen any structure of such striking architectural effect.
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