gaud gaud


  • (n) cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing


  1. Alexander loved gaud and baubles; Stalin likes big boots and old brown tunics.
  2. He is frequently seen dressed in fantastic gaud, seated in a brilliant howdah atop a huge elephant, with his sceptre in one hand, and a Rolleiflex camera in the other.
  3. gaudy1 gdi Show Spelled Pronunciation gaw-dee Show IPA Use gaudy in a Sentence adjective, gaudier, gaudiest.


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