gaud definition

  • noun:
    • A gaudy or showy decoration or trinket.
    • an affordable showy trinket
    • Trick; jest; sport.
    • Deceit; fraudulence; artifice; product.
    • An ornament; a piece of useless finery; a trinket.
    • Jest; joke; sport; pastime; strategy; artifice.
    • an item of showy finery; a gay trapping, trinket, and/or love; any object of ostentation or exultation.
    • just like gaudy, 3.
    • A Scotch type of goad and of gad, 5.
    • cheap showy jewellery or decoration on clothing
  • verb:
    • To bedeck gaudily; to decorate with gauds or showy trinkets or colours; to decorate.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To sport or keep event.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To bedeck gaudily; to enhance with gauds or showy trinkets or colors; to color.
  • others:
    • To sport; jest; make merry.
    • To decorate with gauds or trinkets; decorate meretriciously; paint, due to the fact cheeks.

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