Meretricious - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌmerəˈtrɪʃəs|  American pronunciation of the word meretricious
Brit.  |ˌmerɪˈtrɪʃəs|  British pronunciation of the word meretricious


- tastelessly showy (syn: brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy)
a meretricious yet stylish book
- based on pretense; deceptively pleasing (syn: gilded, glossy, specious)
meretricious praise
a meretricious argument
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