Definición de meretricious en inglés:


Saltos de línea: mere|tri¦cious
Pronunciación: /ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃəs


  • 2 archaic Relating to or characteristic of a prostitute.



Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And how can our heroine, now so chaste and docile, have only two hours ago been writhing meretriciously across the screen in song?
  • They were very cheap of course and attractively presented - they looked neither meretriciously glossy nor ponderously dull.
  • It meretriciously urges all parties to exercise restraint, as it, itself, exercises restraint in the field of morality.


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  • Slim people can put on weight again, but meretriciousness cannot be rooted out.
  • In the take-over of Labour by meretriciousness, its nonconformist traditions, rooted in the world of work, in mutual aid and self-improvement have largely gone.
  • For this, surely, is an age of celebrity, of style over substance, meretriciousness over content, mediocrity over intellectualism.


early 17th century: from Latin meretricius (adjective from meretrix, meretric- 'prostitute', from mereri 'be hired') + -ous.

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Pronunciación: grəʊˈtɛskəri
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively