adjective, gaud·i·er, gaud·i·est.
Words nearby gaudy
SYNONYMS FOR gaudy
OTHER WORDS FROM gaudygaud·i·ly, adverbgaud·i·ness, nounun·gaud·i·ly, adverbun·gaud·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for gaudiness
There was no mistaking this for the gaudiness and gilt of made-for-TV awards shows.
Teach her to appreciate material and she will always prefer quality to gaudiness.Book of Etiquette|Lillian Eichler
She bathed herself in the glitter and the gaudiness and the opulence and the humanity, as in tonic fluid.The Roll-Call|Arnold Bennett
A reaction came, in which the passion for external beauty displayed itself in an intemperate outbreak of gaudiness and frivolity.Travels in South Kensington|Moncure Daniel Conway