Word of the Day – Meretricious

Adjective: meretricious `meri’treeshus

  1. Tastelessly showy

“a meretricious yet stylish book”

  1. Based on pretense; deceptively pleasing

“meretricious praise”; “a meretricious argument”

  1. [archaic] Like or relating to a prostitute

“meretricious relationships”

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