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Synonyms for meretricious
ˌmɛr ɪˈtrɪʃ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meretricious(adj)

    like or relating to a prostitute

    "meretricious relationships"

    Synonyms:
    gilded, flashy, tawdry, cheap, specious, tacky, flash, gimcrack, tatty, garish, brassy, trashy, loud, gaudy

    Antonyms:
    tasteful, sincere

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

    tastelessly showy

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

    Synonyms:
    forte, crummy, brazen, brazen-faced, chintzy, ratty, audacious, specious, loud, punk, shabby, flashy, jazzy, cheapjack, bodacious, inexpensive, tinny, bum, cheap, sleazy, trashy, brassy, insolent, gaudy, garish, tatty, shoddy, sporty, cheesy, tawdry, brasslike, moth-eaten, bald-faced, barefaced, gimcrack, chinchy, flash, showy, tacky, gilded, rubbishy

    Antonyms:
    sincere, tasteful

  3. gilded, meretricious, specious(adj)

    based on pretense; deceptively pleasing

    "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument"

    Synonyms:
    tawdry, flashy, garish, gilded, luxurious, gimcrack, tacky, aureate, trashy, golden, flash, spurious, sumptuous, loud, brassy, cheap, princely, specious, gold, grand, deluxe, tatty, gaudy, gilt, opulent

    Antonyms:
    sincere, tasteful

Wiktionary

  1. meretricious(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    tatty, trashy, tawdry, tacky, gaudy, garish, flashy, cheap, gimcrack, brassy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. meretricious

    Synonyms:
    tricksy, unchaste, gaudy, impure, tawdry, flashy

    Antonyms:
    solid, good, chaste, simple, pure

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meretricious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    of harlots

  2. meretricious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    libidinous, lustful

  3. meretricious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    deceitful (by false show), spurious, false, sham, make-believe, not genuine

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