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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Cheap and shoddy; Tastelessly showy.

Usage examples (34)
  • They took their tawdry secrets to their graves.
  • This president and his millionaire bunkmates are simply playing a more grand and tawdry version of the same access game.
  • "" His administration has been disappointing and deficient and sometimes simply tawdry, '' the Post wrote -- supporting him.
  • Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, a probe that is reinforcing the state's long-held reputation for rank corruption and tawdry politics. for more
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