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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Colours
garishgar‧ish /ˈɡeərɪʃ $ ˈɡer-/ adjective  CCvery brightly coloured in a way that is unpleasant to look at syn brash opp subtle Many of the rugs are too garish for my taste. garish colorssee thesaurus at colourgarishly adverb a garishly painted housegarishness noun [uncountable]
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garishIt is predominantly white, but the away strip is even more garish, a mix of red, white and blue.By their loud, garish colours, their swift, violent painting style and their continuing relationship with the figurative.The traditional designs have been replaced by much more garish colours.The garish front of the Pizza Eater blossomed.a garish necktieThe streets are lined with garish neon signs.Her hair had been dyed a garish shade of red.He made two desperate attempts to recoup by staging the kind of garish spectacle that had once lured customers to the Falls.In some ways, Taylor is an unusual candidate to be the connoisseur of such a garish spectacle.A guy in tattered cut-offs and garish sport shirt stands on a rock, brandishing a sword above his head.But let us follow the other historians in their garish story.
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