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Overview of adj meretricious

The adj meretricious has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. meretricious

(like or relating to a prostitute; "meretricious relationships")

2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy

(tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments")

3. gilded, meretricious, specious

(based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument")

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