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Meaning of GARISH

Pronunciation:  'gehrish

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"

GARISH is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, gaudy, gimcrack, in poor taste(p), loud, meretricious, tacky, tasteless, tatty, tawdry, trashy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gar"ish\, a. [Cf. OE. gauren to stare; of uncertain
origin. Cf. {gairish}.]
1. Showy; dazzling; ostentatious; attracting or exciting
   attention. ``The garish sun.'' ``A garish flag.'' --Shak.
   ``In . . . garish colors.'' --Asham. ``The garish day.''
   --J. H. Newman.

         Garish like the laughters of drunkenness. --Jer.

2. Gay to extravagance; flighty.

         It makes the mind loose and garish.   --South.
   -- {Gar"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Garish*ness}, n. --Jer. Taylor.

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