Garish meaning

gârĭsh, găr-
Too bright or gaudy; showy; glaring.

Garish colors.

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The definition of garish is something showy, gaudy or overdone in a tasteless way.

An example of something that would be described as garish is a giant and overdone necklace dripping with fake diamonds.

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Overly ostentatious; so colourful as to be in bad taste.
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Overly bright or ornamented, especially in a vulgar or tasteless way; gaudy.
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Gaudily or showily dressed, decorated, written, etc.
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Origin of garish

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps from Old Norse gaurr (“rough fellow”).

    From Wiktionary