What does the word garish mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Marked by a dazzling glare; gaudy.

Usage examples for garish

  1. Her face, with its exquisite look of exaltation, of self- forgetfulness, was turned eagerly towards the crowd of feverish pleasure- seekers that passed on, pursuing its little joys, under the garish signs of the street. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  2. The show's host pulled some innocent soul off the street, seated her on a garish throne, asked her questions and then gave her prizes. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus