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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Attracting attention in a vulgar manner: meretricious ornamentation. See Synonyms at gaudy1.
  • adj. Plausible but false or insincere; specious: a meretricious argument.
  • adj. Of or relating to prostitutes or prostitution: meretricious relationships.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Of, or relating to prostitutes or prostitution.
  • adj. Tastelessly gaudy; superficially attractive but having no substance; falsely alluring.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Of or pertaining to prostitutes; having to do with harlots; lustful.
  • adj. Resembling the arts of a harlot; alluring by false show; gaudily and deceitfully ornamental; tawdry.
  • adj. Deceptive or based on deception; seeming plausible, but based on pretense or insincerity; deceptive; misleading; insincere; specious.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Of or pertaining to prostitutes; wanton; libidinous.
  • Alluring by false attractions; having a gaudy but deceitful appearance; tawdry; showy: as, meretricious dress or ornaments.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. based on pretense; deceptively pleasing
  • adj. tastelessly showy
  • adj. like or relating to a prostitute
  • Equivalent
    insincere    tasteless   
    Words with the same meaning
    lustful    tawdry    deceptive    misleading    insincere    specious   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    tawdry    flashy    showy    garish    character    inelegant    ostentatious    machine-made    half-indian    rhetorical