Definition of Garishly

1. Adverb. In a tastelessly garish manner. "The temple was garishly decorated with bright plastic flowers"

Exact synonyms: Gaudily, Tawdrily
Partainyms: Garish, Gaudy, Tawdry



Definition of Garishly

1. Adverb. In a garish manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garishly

1. garish [adv] - See also: garish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garishly

gargoylisms
gargyle
gargyles
gari
garial
garials
garibaldi
garibaldis
garigue
garigues
garis
garish
garished
garishes
garishing
garishly (current term)
garishness
garishnesses
garjan
garjans
garland
garland chrysanthemum
garland chrysanthemums
garland crab
garland flower
garlanded
garlanding
garlandless
garlands
garlic

Literary usage of Garishly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Exhibition of Paintings of Hokusai by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1901)
"... the blue violet of the one dress contrasts, not garishly, with the cool orange of the other. The sweeps of unconfined hair are glossy blue-black rivers. ..."

2. Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace (1881)
"The sun streamed garishly over the stony face of the famous locality, and under its influence Mary, the daughter of Joachim, dropped the wimple entirely, ..."

3. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1909)
"He rails against those who "put all their felicity in going pompously and garishly," and then he turns his attack upon "dunce" preachers and usurers. ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"1), a shallow mossy tarn lying in deep shade below the sheer wall of Khon- tagh, garishly illuminated by the sinking sun. ..."

5. Catalogue of the Exhibition of Paintings of Hokusai by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1901)
"... the blue violet of the one dress contrasts, not garishly, with the cool orange of the other. The sweeps of unconfined hair are glossy blue-black rivers. ..."

6. Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace (1881)
"The sun streamed garishly over the stony face of the famous locality, and under its influence Mary, the daughter of Joachim, dropped the wimple entirely, ..."

7. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1909)
"He rails against those who "put all their felicity in going pompously and garishly," and then he turns his attack upon "dunce" preachers and usurers. ..."

8. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"1), a shallow mossy tarn lying in deep shade below the sheer wall of Khon- tagh, garishly illuminated by the sinking sun. ..."

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