Examples of chintzy in a Sentence
The boss is chintzy about raises.
for the party I want chintzy plates that we can throw away afterward
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Some complain soccer is a chintzy distraction from the sophistry of our ruling classes.
Among the appealing chintzy synthesizers, this is an example of how Davis could say so much with only restrained, stuttering notes, never wandering the fretboard needlessly.
The production, directed by Marina McClure in the Flea’s shallow downstairs space, looks chintzy and the young cast can’t always handle the tonal variations that the writing demands.
That’s Book Club through and through—a team of talented pro actors playing against scenery that’s too chintzy to ignore, but too shameless to really dislike.
The Devil and Father Amorth is a somewhat chintzy celebration of that achievement, and an attempt to capture something authentic about its subject.
Up until now, Quinn has expressed his affection for chintzy wallpaper prints with traditional fabrics—silk or velvet, for example.
The Dude stumbles into this same surreal Hollywood underbelly and immediately wants to find an A.T.M. Black gleefully embraces it as well, with his aesthetic of pool parties, hillside mansions and chintzy baroque decadence.
Richard Quinn’s exuberant collaging and clashing of chintzy English florals was fully within this backwards-forwards mindset, a very British creative design trait.
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CHINTZY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chintzy for English Language Learners
: not showing good taste : not tasteful or stylish
: poorly or cheaply done or made : of low quality
: not willing to spend money or give anything away : stingy or cheap
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