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gaudy

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  • n  (Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college
  • s  tastelessly showy
    a gaudy costume
  • s  (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

  • Fitting too, that his farewell ceremony should be a gaudy public spectaclewith Jackson himself onstage, in a flower-shrouded golden coffinsince he seemed most comfortable .
  • The strange life and gaudy times of Andrew Cunanan and how he came to be the most wanted man in America.
  • Blake was one of 283 whites and Negroes, including 26 Protestant, Catholic and Jewish clergymen, arrested in an integration march on the gaudy Gwynn Oak Amusement Park outside .
News & Articles

  • Geek forges homemade solid gold iPod watch
    A maker crafts his own iBling. (Credit: Screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET) When it comes to gold-slathered Apple products, there are plenty of options. Most people who buy them sneeze money and think nothing of tossing cash at a gaudy, high-priced accessory like an iPad with diamonds and T. rex bones . Ted Chapanian, however, came by his gold iPod watch through a whole lot of personal hard work ...
    June 13, 2013 - CNET
  • Rare photos: On the set of 'Cleopatra'
    There are Hollywood romances, and then there are superstar romances, and no superstar romance ever managed to cram as much scandal, star power and unabashed sexual attraction into one gaudy package as the affair, marriage, divorce, second marriage and second divorce of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Their tumultuous liaison — before the marriages and divorces — famously began in 1962 on ...
    June 12, 2013 - CNN
  • Taylor and Burton on the set of 'Cleopatra'
    There are Hollywood romances, and then there are superstar romances, and no superstar romance ever managed to cram as much scandal, star power and unabashed sexual attraction into one gaudy package as the affair, marriage, divorce, second marriage and second divorce of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Their tumultuous liaison ? before the marriages and divorces ? famously began in 1962 on ...
    June 11, 2013 - CNN
Quotes

  • Doc Rivers in Forbes
    LeBron's numbers are gaudy,Boston coach Doc Rivers said before the game.
  • Vincent Canby in International Herald Tribune
    Writing in The New York Times nearly 30 years later, when the film was rereleased for a brief run, Vincent Canby called it "a gaudy, grandiloquent Hollywood classic" and suggested there was more than a touch of "the rugged American...
  • Sherri Coale in ESPN
    I know the numbers were gaudy, but it was her leadership,Coale said. "It was the way she ran our team. It was the decisions that she made throughout the game. It was her cool head. That's what great point guards do. So when you want to...

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