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meretricious

Synonyms of meretricious in English:

adjective

  • 1 the meretricious glitter of the whole charade
    worthless, valueless, cheap, tawdry, trashy, Brummagem, tasteless, kitsch, kitschy;
    false, artificial, fake, imitation
    informal tacky, chintzy
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    into Spanish
    Word of the day emulous
    Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
    adjective
    seeking to emulate someone or something