garishness : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n tasteless showiness
- n strident color or excessive ornamentation
- In an afterword, the Other Lady praises Austen for the elegant escapism she provides from "the shoddy values and cheap garishness of our own age.
- The word style seems to have become synonymous with garishness.
- But other insiders assert that the auction, while its public garishness might have mortified Jackie, was her idea.