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English words starting with gau

Gauche

ɡəʊʃ

Meanings of Gauche:

adjective

Unsophisticated and socially awkward.

Usage examples:

A shy and gauche teenager

Meanings of Gauchely:

adverb

If someone behaves gauchely, they behave in an awkward and uncomfortable way with other people, especially because they are young and without experience

Usage examples:

Apart from the gauchely expressed views of a few teenagers, the topic of youth culture is hardly di…

Meanings of Gauchos:

noun

A cowboy from the south american pampas.

Usage examples:

Argentinian gauchos

Meanings of Gaud:

noun

A showy and purely ornamental thing.

Usage examples:

Displays of overpriced gauds

Gaudier

ˈɡɔː.di

Meanings of Gaudier:

adjective

Extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless.

Usage examples:

Silver bows and gaudy ribbons
noun

A celebratory dinner or entertainment held by a college for old members.

Usage examples:

Administratively, the college cannot cope with more than one gaudy per year

Gaudiest

ˈɡɔːdi

Meanings of Gaudiest:

adjective

Extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless.

Usage examples:

Silver bows and gaudy ribbons
noun

A celebratory dinner or entertainment held by a college for old members.

Usage examples:

Administratively, the college cannot cope with more than one gaudy per year

Meanings of Gaudily:

adverb

In a way that is unpleasantly bright in colour or decoration

Usage examples:

The tourists were gaudily dressed in hawaiian shirts., a gaudily painted sign hung over the door.

Meanings of Gaudiness:

noun

The quality of being unpleasantly bright in colour or decoration

Usage examples:

She commented loudly on the tacky gaudinessof the card., people were dressed in clothes of quite ex…

Meanings of Gaudsman:

noun

A person employed to drive a team of oxen or other draught animals.

Meanings of Gaudy:

adjective

Extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless.

Usage examples:

Silver bows and gaudy ribbons
noun

A celebratory dinner or entertainment held by a college for old members.

Usage examples:

Administratively, the college cannot cope with more than one gaudy per year

Meanings of Gauffered:

verb

Crimp the lace edges of (a garment) with a heated implement.

Usage examples:

Mary's afternoon caps had to be goffered
noun

A heated implement used to crimp the lace edges of a garment.

Meanings of Gaufferer:

verb

Crimp the lace edges of (a garment) with a heated implement.

Usage examples:

Mary's afternoon caps had to be goffered
noun

A heated implement used to crimp the lace edges of a garment.

Meanings of Gauffering:

verb

Crimp the lace edges of (a garment) with a heated implement.

Usage examples:

Mary's afternoon caps had to be goffered
noun

A heated implement used to crimp the lace edges of a garment.

Gauge

ɡeɪdʒ

Meanings of Gauge:

noun

An instrument that measures and gives a visual display of the amount, level, or contents of something.

Usage examples:

A fuel gauge
verb

The position of a sailing ship to windward ( the weather gage ) or leeward ( the lee gage ) of another.

Usage examples:

The french fleet was heavily outnumbered but had the weather gage

Gauged

ɡeɪdʒ

Meanings of Gauged:

verb

Estimate or determine the amount, level, or volume of.

Usage examples:

Astronomers can gauge the star's intrinsic brightness
noun

An instrument that measures and gives a visual display of the amount, level, or contents of something.

Usage examples:

A fuel gauge

Meanings of Gauges:

noun

An instrument that measures and gives a visual display of the amount, level, or contents of something.

Usage examples:

A fuel gauge
verb

The position of a sailing ship to windward ( the weather gage ) or leeward ( the lee gage ) of another.

Usage examples:

The french fleet was heavily outnumbered but had the weather gage

Meanings of Gaul:

noun

A native or inhabitant of ancient gaul.

Usage examples:

He claimed that the former inhabitants of britain were celts or gauls on the basis of similarity in…
proper noun

An ancient region of europe, corresponding to modern france, belgium, the southern netherlands, south-western germany, and northern italy. the area south of the alps was conquered in 222 bc by the romans, who called it cisalpine gaul. the area north of the alps, known as transalpine gaul, was taken by julius caesar between 58 and 51 bc.

Gaulish

ˈɡɔːlɪʃ

Meanings of Gaulish:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the ancient gauls.

Usage examples:

The gaulish tribe of remi
noun

The celtic language of the ancient gauls.

Usage examples:

Why, for that matter, do so few inscriptions survive in ‘british’, or brythonic, when the celtic la…

Meanings of Gaullism:

noun

The principles and policies of charles de gaulle, characterized by conservatism, nationalism, and advocacy of centralized government.

Usage examples:

Circumstances, though, made it more important for de gaulle that the nationalist principles of gaul…

Meanings of Gauls:

noun

A native or inhabitant of ancient gaul.

Usage examples:

He claimed that the former inhabitants of britain were celts or gauls on the basis of similarity in…
proper noun

An ancient region of europe, corresponding to modern france, belgium, the southern netherlands, south-western germany, and northern italy. the area south of the alps was conquered in 222 bc by the romans, who called it cisalpine gaul. the area north of the alps, known as transalpine gaul, was taken by julius caesar between 58 and 51 bc.

Meanings of Gault:

noun

A thick, heavy clay.

Usage examples:

The single-storey building is steel-framed, and clad externally with buff (gault) bricks with wide …

Gaults

ɡɔːlt

Meanings of Gaults:

noun

A thick, heavy clay.

Usage examples:

The single-storey building is steel-framed, and clad externally with buff (gault) bricks with wide …

Meanings of Gaunt:

adjective

(of a person) lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age.

Usage examples:

A tall, gaunt woman in black

Gaunter

ɡɔːnt

Meanings of Gaunter:

adjective

(of a person) lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age.

Usage examples:

A tall, gaunt woman in black

Gauntest

ɡɔːnt

Meanings of Gauntest:

adjective

(of a person) lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age.

Usage examples:

A tall, gaunt woman in black

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