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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Gaudy and cheap in nature or appearance. See Synonyms at gaudy1.
  • adj. Shameful or indecent: tawdry secrets.
  • n. Cheap and gaudy finery.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Cheap and gaudy; showy.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Bought at the festival of St. Audrey.
  • adj. Very fine and showy in colors, without taste or elegance; having an excess of showy ornaments without grace; cheap and gaudy
  • n. A necklace of a rural fashion, bought at St. Audrey's fair; hence, a necklace in general.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A piece of rustic or cheap finery; a necklace, as of strung beads; a ribbon.
  • Characterized by cheap finery; gaudy; showy and tasteless; having too much or misapplied ornament; cheap; worthless.
  • Synonyms Tawdry, Gaudy. That which is tawdry has lost whatever freshness or elegance it has had, but is worn as if it were fresh, tasteful, and elegant, or it may be a cheap and ostentatious imitation of what is rich or costly; that which is gaudy challenges the eye by brilliant color or combinations of colors, but is not in good taste.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. tastelessly showy
  • adj. cheap and shoddy
  • Equivalent
    tasteless    inferior   
    tawdrier    tawdriest   
    Words with the same meaning
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    Words that are found in similar contexts
    gaudy    showy    meretricious    ostentatious    gorgeous    flashy    sumptuous    costly    dingy    threadbare