Thesaurus

window dressings

noun
plural of window dressing

Synonyms of window dressings

a deceptively attractive external appearance
  • the crime-does-not-pay moralizing is just window dressing for nasty hard-boiled stories

Synonyms for window dressings

Words Related to window dressings

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about window dressings

Cite this Entry

“Window dressings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/window%20dressings. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

Comments on window dressings

What made you want to look up window dressings? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Obscure Shapes

  • a pile of three dimensional shapes in green
  • Something that is ooid is shaped like:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!