1. [ adjective ] (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
Synonyms: flashy sporty showy jazzy
Related terms: colorful
2. [ adjective ] tastelessly showy
Synonyms: tawdry cheap loud flashy meretricious tatty garish tacky gimcrack flash trashy brassy

"a flash car" "a flashy ring" "garish colors" "a gaudy costume" "loud sport shirts" "a meretricious yet stylish book" "tawdry ornaments"

Related terms: tasteless
3. [ noun ] (British) a celebratory feast held annually at one of the colleges in a British university
Related terms: banquet UK
Similar spelling:   gaud