Synonyms and Antonyms of tawdry
- We tolerate the neighbors' tawdry Christmas display during the holidays, but by January we're about sick of it.
bad, bargain-basement, bum, cheap, cheapjack, cheesy, coarse, common, crappy [slang], cut-rate, el cheapo, execrable, gimcrack, inferior, junky, lousy, low-grade, low-rent, mediocre, miserable, poor, rotten, rubbishy, schlock (or schlocky), second-rate, shoddy, sleazy, terrible, trashy, trumpery, wretched
Synonym Discussion of tawdry
- circus performers in gaudy costumes
- tawdry saloons
- garish neon signs
- a flashy nightclub act
- a meretricious wasteland of casinos and bars
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