garishness garishness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tasteless showiness
  2. (n) strident color or excessive ornamentation

Usage(s):

  1. The word style seems to have become synonymous with garishness.
  2. But other insiders assert that the auction, while its public garishness might have mortified Jackie, was her idea.
  3. Even talking to himself, Coward avoids garishness, vulgarity and commonness of mind, and references to his own sex life are usually oblique and always discreet.
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