Garish

Gar"ish

(gr"sh), a. [Cf. OE. gauren to stare; of uncertain origin. Cf. gairish.] 1. Showy; dazzling; ostentatious; attracting or exciting attention. "The garish sun." "A garish flag." Shak. "In . . . garish colors." Asham. "The garish day." J. H. Newman.
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Garish like the laughters of drunkenness.
Jer. Taylor.
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2. Gay to extravagance; flighty.
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It makes the mind loose and garish.
South.

-- Gar"ish*ly, adv. -- Gar"ish*ness, n. Jer. Taylor.
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