Definition of gaudiness in US English:

gaudiness

noun

  • See gaudy

    • ‘His dress borders on the flamboyant yet never digresses to gaudiness.’
    • ‘The costumes were bright and colorful without the gaudiness sometimes associated with street theatre.’
    • ‘It stood in sharp contrast to the gaudiness of the other temples we had visited.’
    • ‘It is his signature, his philosophy and shtick, his declaration that love conquers all, a testament to the gaudiness and foreignness of romance.’
    • ‘The plush red-velvet setting is just right for an evening that has an extravagant peacock gaudiness but no discernible heart or brain.’

Pronunciation

gaudiness

/ˈɡɔdinəs//ˈɡôdēnəs/