Definition of tawdry adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    tawdry

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtɔdri//
     
    (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1intended to be bright and attractive but cheap and of low quality tawdry jewelry
  2. 2involving low moral standards; extremely unpleasant or offensive a tawdry affair
 
noun [uncountable]
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