Tawdry - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtɔːdrɪ|  American pronunciation of the word tawdry
Brit.  |ˈtɔːdrɪ|  British pronunciation of the word tawdry


- tastelessly showy (syn: brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, trashy)
tawdry ornaments
- made of inferior workmanship and materials (syn: cheapjack, shoddy)

Extra examples

The scandal was a tawdry affair.

Word forms

comparative: tawdrier
superlative: tawdriest
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