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word: meretricious


Definition: (adjective) Attracting attention in a vulgar manner.
Synonyms: flashy, garish, gaudy, tawdry, trashy, tacky
Usage: The town’s tasteful welcome sign was replaced with a meretricious monstrosity, a blinking neon tower. Discuss.

Mad Men Show – Favorite Scene (nostalgia…a deeper bond with the product…what consumerism is all about!)