gaudy

Tasteless vs Gaudy - What's the difference?

tasteless | gaudy |


As adjectives the difference between tasteless and gaudy

is that tasteless is having no flavour; bland, insipid while gaudy is very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner.

As a noun gaudy is

one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations.

Excessive vs Gaudy - What's the difference?

excessive | gaudy |


As adjectives the difference between excessive and gaudy

is that excessive is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate while gaudy is very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner.

As a noun gaudy is

one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations.

Ornamented vs Gaudy - What's the difference?

ornamented | gaudy |


As a verb ornamented

is (ornament).

As a adjective gaudy is

very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner.

As a noun gaudy is

one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations.

Showy vs Gaudy - What's the difference?

showy | gaudy |


As adjectives the difference between showy and gaudy

is that showy is (sometimes|derogatory) calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye while gaudy is very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner.

As a noun gaudy is

one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations.

Gaudy vs Meretricious - What's the difference?

gaudy | meretricious |


In context|obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between gaudy and meretricious

is that gaudy is (obsolete) gay; merry; festive while meretricious is (obsolete) of, or relating to prostitutes or prostitution.

As adjectives the difference between gaudy and meretricious

is that gaudy is very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner while meretricious is (obsolete) of, or relating to prostitutes or prostitution.

As a noun gaudy

is one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations.

Gaudy vs Austere - What's the difference?

gaudy | austere |


As adjectives the difference between gaudy and austere

is that gaudy is very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner while austere is grim or severe in manner or appearance.

As a noun gaudy

is one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations.

Gaudy vs Gaud - What's the difference?

gaudy | gaud | Related terms |

Gaudy is a related term of gaud.


In context|obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between gaudy and gaud

is that gaudy is (obsolete) gay; merry; festive while gaud is (obsolete) to bedeck gaudily; to decorate with gauds or showy trinkets or colours; to paint.

As nouns the difference between gaudy and gaud

is that gaudy is one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations while gaud is a cheap showy trinket.

As a adjective gaudy

is very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner.

As a verb gaud is

(obsolete) to bedeck gaudily; to decorate with gauds or showy trinkets or colours; to paint or gaud can be to sport or keep festival.

Gaudy vs Tasteful - What's the difference?

gaudy | tasteful |

Gaudy is an antonym of tasteful.


As adjectives the difference between gaudy and tasteful

is that gaudy is very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner while tasteful is having or exhibiting good taste; aesthetically pleasing or conforming to expectations or ideals of what is appropriate.

As a noun gaudy

is one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations.

Gaudy vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

gaudy | tinsel |


As adjectives the difference between gaudy and tinsel

is that gaudy is very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner while tinsel is glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As nouns the difference between gaudy and tinsel

is that gaudy is one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations while tinsel is a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As a verb tinsel is

to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

Gaudy vs Tacky - What's the difference?

gaudy | tacky |


As adjectives the difference between gaudy and tacky

is that gaudy is very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner while tacky is of a substance, slightly sticky.

As a noun gaudy

is one of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited or gaudy can be a reunion held by one of the colleges of the university of oxford for alumni, normally held during the summer vacations.

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