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Synonyms of meretricious

Adjective


1. meretricious

usage: like or relating to a prostitute; "meretricious relationships"

2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy, tasteless (vs. tasteful)

usage: tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"

3. gilded, meretricious, specious, insincere (vs. sincere)

usage: based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument"

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