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gaudy

Definitions by Oxford


[ˈɡɔːdi], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless
(e.g: silver bows and gaudy ribbons)


Phrases:

Origin:
late 15th century: probably from gaud+ -y


[ˈɡɔːdi], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a celebratory dinner or entertainment held by a college for old members
(e.g: administratively, the college cannot cope with more than one gaudy per year)


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 16th century (in the sense ‘rejoicing, a celebration’): from Latin gaudium ‘joy’, or from gaude ‘rejoice!’, imperative of gaudere







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