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Synonyms for tawdry
ˈtɔ dri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, meretricious, jazzy, cheapjack, bodacious, inexpensive, tinny, bum, cheap, sleazy, trashy, brassy, insolent, gaudy, garish, tatty, shoddy, sporty, cheesy, brasslike, moth-eaten, bald-faced, barefaced, gimcrack, chinchy, flash, showy, tacky, gilded, rubbishy

    Antonyms:
    superior, tasteful

  2. cheapjack, shoddy, tawdry(adj)

    cheap and shoddy

    "cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

    Synonyms:
    flashy, cheapjack, garish, trashy, jerry-built, meretricious, tacky, gimcrack, loud, flash, brassy, tatty, deceptive, misleading, cheap, gaudy, shoddy

    Antonyms:
    superior, tasteful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tawdry

    Synonyms:
    showy, flashy, tinsel, gaudy, meretricious

    Antonyms:
    chaste, rich, elegant, handsome, sumptuous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tawdry(a.)

    Synonyms:
    showy (without elegance), gaudy, flashy, glittering, in bad taste

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tawdry(a)

    Synonyms:
    gaudy, meretricious, showy, flashy, inelegant

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How to use tawdry in a sentence?

  1. Ben Williamson:

    An end to SeaWorld's tawdry and circus-style performance is inevitable, but it's actually captivity that denies these far-ranging orca the opportunity to engage in behaviors that are natural and important to them.


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    • C. new
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