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Adjective: tawdry (tawdrier,tawdriest)  to-dree
  1. Tastelessly showy
    "tawdry ornaments";
    - brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, trashy
     
  2. Cheap and shoddy
    "tawdry moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob";
    - cheapjack [N. Amer], shoddy

Derived forms: tawdriest, tawdrier

See also: inferior, tasteless

Encyclopedia: Tawdry