tawdry


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for tawdry

Synonyms for tawdry

Synonyms for tawdry

cheap and shoddy

Related Words

References in classic literature ?
It was the usual collection of small oddments: bits of cloth, quack medicines, cheap fairings, a clothful of atta - greyish, rough- ground native flour - twists of down-country tobacco, tawdry pipe- stems, and a packet of curry-stuff, all wrapped in.
The last scene of her dismal Vanity Fair comedy was fast approaching; the tawdry lamps were going out one by one; and the dark curtain was almost ready to descend.
For once, a reality show delivers the goods - a breathtaking talent who's in it for the love of the art, not the tawdry pursuit of fame.
(tonight, Channel 4, 11.35pm) introduces us to Hollywood fixer Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin), the man charged with keeping the tawdry secrets of Capitol Pictures' leading men and ladies out of the gossip columns.
Cash stunt so cheap, Tiger IT is such a tawdry piece of nonsense but is harming nobody and golfing non-snobs might actually enjoy it, so maybe we should not be too pompous in slaughtering The Match between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.
Why does he keep digging his grave deeper with all these tawdry interviews about himself?
Lady Colin Campbell's "revelations" in The Queen's Marriage were branded "tawdry" - and she also came under fire for writing about 97-year-old Philip's health.
OH dear, life on the cobbles has given me the right collywobbles this week as I'm torn between Eva and Maria in Coronation Street's tawdry love triangle.
It's bad enough these two insist on making a public show of their tawdry love lives.
Following a potential political sex scandal through the eyes of the politician, "Zipper" plays like an odd hybrid of "Shame" and a season-long subplot on "House of Cards." Tawdry but cripplingly self-serious, the second feature from Mora Stephens (a full decade after her little-seen, also politically themed debut "Conventioneers") benefits from Patrick Wilson's committed star turn.
Paxman responded: "If you can't be arsed to vote, why should we be arsed to listen to your political point of view?" But the presenter of the BBC2 show has now told the Radio Times that he did not vote at a recent election, a decision which he regretted, and that people "are sick of the tawdry pretences" in politics.
SyrianSka v GEFLE 6pm IT'S been a struggle for Syrianska and Gefle in the 2013 Allsvenskan so far and this clash on the Sodertalje plastic promises to be a tawdry affair, writes Steve Davies.
ALISTAIR Darling has criticised the "tawdry" treatment meted out to Fred Goodwin after the banker was stripped of his knighthood.
The two greatest are undoubtedly Bach's Goldberg Variations and those Beethoven composed to an 1819 commission from the publisher Anton Diabelli, who had the shrewd idea of inviting various fashionable composers, including Schubert and the eightyear-old Liszt, each to compose a variation on a tawdry little waltz tune he himself had composed.
Summary: Following the court decision to rule in favor of Benihana Kuwait, Alex McNabb says he is amazedby how utterly, unbelievably stupid Benihana Kuwait is being in pursuing this tawdry case - and how idiotic Benihana of Tokyo is being by allowing these morons to drag its name through the mud like this.