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Synonyms for meretricious
ˌmɛr ɪˈtrɪʃ əs

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  1. meretriciousadjective

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. meretriciousadjective

    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, trashyadjective

    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, speciousadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meretriciousadjective

    Synonyms:
    of harlots

  2. meretriciousadjective

    Synonyms:
    libidinous, lustful

  3. meretriciousadjective

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

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How to use meretricious in a sentence?

  1. Frederick Douglas:

    It is not really difficult to construct a series of inferences, each dependent upon its predecessor and each simple in itself. If, after doing so, one simply knocks out all the central inferences and presents one's audience with the starting-point and the conclusion, one may produce a startling, though perhaps a meretricious, effect.

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