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Definitions and Synonyms of tawdry | Another word for tawdry | What is tawdry?

Definition 1: made of inferior workmanship and materials - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where tawdry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob

Synonyms for tawdry in the sense of this definition

(tawdry is similar to ...) of low or inferior quality

Definition 2: tastelessly showy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where tawdry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a flash car
  • a flashy ring
  • garish colors
  • a gaudy costume
  • loud sport shirts
  • a meretricious yet stylish book
  • tawdry ornaments

Synonyms for tawdry in the sense of this definition

(tawdry is similar to ...) lacking aesthetic or social taste

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