Share this entry
gaudery Syllabification: gaud·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈɡôdərē/

Definition of gaudery in English:


1Gaudy articles or decoration, especially clothing or jewelry.
Example sentences
  • I embellished the tale with a baroque gaudery of exaggerated facts and fantastic detail.
  • Choosing what to buy in a climate where diamonds are bedecking everything from ladies’ décolletage to outsized gaudery, while changing colors and cuts at will, can be daunting, though.
  • Yes, I suppose those hats are gaudery, but they do look awful fun.
2Tasteless or extravagant display of gaudy articles or decoration.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources