Definition of gaudery in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡôdərē/


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.

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Syllabification: gaud·er·y

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