In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(color) chillón(color) estridente(color) charro Latin America informal(garment) estridente(garment) chabacano(garment) charro Latin America informal(makeup) exagerado
- In this increasingly garish context, there can be no denying the reassuring twinkle of a traditional fairy light.
- The men wore their hair longer and both genders wore bright, almost garish colors.
- Orange whistles are garish and weapons can easily be turned against you.
- There was once a brashness about Norman, signified by those garish shirts and the trademark wide-brimmed hat.
- Half of the room was solid black, while the other half was a bright, garish pink color.
- For those who are not acquainted with Christmas crackers, they're little packages in garish paper.
- All of the garish constructions below him have been built for the nouveau riche with relatives working abroad.
- She is famous for her garish sculptural pieces that are made from the cheap and mass-produced.
- The whole restaurant was painted in bright colors but not neon bright and not too garish.
- The combination of garish cartoon colours and brash graphic quality is totally euphoric.
- Maybe he received a garish jumper, a lurid tie or an outsized pair of slippers in his seasonal gifts.
- Only the garish turquoise silk tie and the glint in his pale blue eyes detract from this picture of geriatric gentlemanliness.
- The paper on which the books were printed was flimsy and cheap, and the books sold chiefly on the strength of their garish covers.
- But if I do, I promise not to make it put the pages in some microscopic font with garish colours.
- Some teenagers in garish tight polyester dresses saunter past, deep in conversation.
- The Quakers started like a team with championship ambition, as purposeful and bright as their garish yellow shirts.
- The old people were wearing garish colours, which I could never have imagined they would dare to put on.
- While it has some appealing features, I found it garish with curvy lines and bright colors.
- My straight blonde hair was positively garish in a room full of dyed-red perms.
- Soft, fluid fabrics will flatter your curves, but avoid frills and garish prints, as these will drown you.
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