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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gau·dy /ˈgɔdi, ˈgɑ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gaud·y a. [Compar. Gaudier superl. Gauidiest.]
 1. Ostentatiously fine; showy; gay, but tawdry or meretricious.
 Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy,
 But not expressed in fancy; rich, not gaudy.   --Shak.
 2. Gay; merry; festal.
    Let's have one other gaudy night.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gaud·y, n.; pl. Gaudies   One of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gaud·y, n. A feast or festival; -- called also gaud-day and gaudy day. [Oxford Univ.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish
             colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a
             meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
             [syn: brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish,
             gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty,
             tawdry, trashy]
      2: (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
         [syn: flashy, jazzy, showy, sporty]
      n : a celebratory feast held annually at one of the colleges in
          a British university
      [also: gaudiest, gaudier]