Definition of Gaudery

1. Noun. Cheap or pretentious or vain display.

Exact synonyms: Pomp
Generic synonyms: Display, Show
Derivative terms: Pompous



Definition of Gaudery

1. n. Finery; ornaments; ostentatious display.

Definition of Gaudery

1. Noun. finery; ornaments; ostentatious display. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gaudery

1. finery [n -ERIES] - See also: finery

Medical Definition of Gaudery

1. Finery; ornaments; ostentatious display. "Tarnished gaudery." Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaudery

gaucher
gaucherie
gaucheries
gauchest
gaucho
gauchos
gaucie
gaucier
gauciest
gaucy
gaud
gauded
gaudefroyite
gauderies
gaudery (current term)
gaudful
gaudgie
gaudgies
gaudier
gaudies
gaudiest
gaudily
gaudiness
gaudinesses
gauding
gaudish
gauds
gaudy
gaue

Literary usage of Gaudery

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1. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To by John Walker (1806)
"... gawd. vn To exult, to rejoice at any thing. bull ;—ell ¡—pound ;—-/Ain, THIS. gaudery ... gaudery ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"There Is a good deal more about gaudery, frisking it in tropes, ... An obsolete variant of gaudery. gaudy (ga'di), a. ..."

3. The Royal Phraseological English-French, French-English Dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1845)
"Old age appears in the utmost gaudery of youth, la vieillesse se montre dans toute la ... A plain suit is better than tarnished gaudery, une mise simple est ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"gaudery [gau-duree], sb. Tawdry finery. Better fit her mother'd make her wear things tidy like, ... nit let her ray herzel up in all that there gaudery. ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... dames gaudery. Finery, gaiety. Commit the war of white and damask in Their nicely ... Then did I love the May flow'rs gaudery, ..."

6. Masterpieces in English Literature, & Lessons in the English Language by Homer Baxter Sprague (1874)
"... or gaudery, but one of the wisest and noblest institutions that ever was. For it contained three things; honor to the general, * Abridgment (Fr. ..."

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