CCvery brightly coloured in a way that is unpleasant to look at [= brash; ≠ subtle]:
Many of the rugs are too garish for my taste.
a garishly painted house
WORD FOCUS: colour WORD FOCUS: colour a particular kind of colour:shade, hint, hue words for describing dark colours:dark, deep, rich words for describing light colours:light, pale, soft, pastel words for describing bright colours:bright, brilliant, vivid, garishdisapproving, gaudydisapproving having a lot of colours:colourful, multicolouredBritish English/multicoloredAmerican English ➔ See alsocolour
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.