gewgawed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gewgaw.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gewgawed (comparative more gewgawed, superlative most gewgawed)

  1. Covered in or decorated with gewgaws.
    • 1972: The inside walls would be beautifully painted and hung with tapestries, and every cross-timber or falcon's perch was carved and gewgawed with toads, snakes, dragon shapes, deer, cows, pigs, trees, trolls. — John Gardner, Grendel (London 1972, p. 31)