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gawsy

or gaw·sie

[gaw-see]
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adjective Scot. and North England.
  1. (of people) well-dressed and of cheerful appearance.
  2. (of things) large and handsome.
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Origin of gawsy

1710–20; perhaps variant of gaudy1; cf. -sy
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