HyperDic: tawdry

English > 2 senses of the word tawdry:
ADJECTIVEalltawdry, brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, trashytastelessly showy
alltawdry, cheapjack, shoddycheap and shoddy
tawdry > pronunciation
Soundstao'driy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > tawdry: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtastelessly showy.
Example "tawdry ornaments"
Synonymsbrassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, trashy
Broadertastelesslacking aesthetic or social taste
Spanishchillón, estridente, hortera, llamativo, vistoso, vulgar
Catalancridaner, estrident, llampant, vulgar
Nounstawdrinesstasteless showiness
Adverbstawdrilyin a tastelessly garish manner
English > tawdry: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcheap and shoddy.
Synonymscheapjack, shoddy
BroaderinferiorOf low or inferior quality
Spanishchapucero
Nounstawdrinesstasteless showiness

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