Definitions of meretricious:
  • adjective:   like or relating to a prostitute
    Example: "Meretricious relationships"
  • adjective:   based on pretense; deceptively pleasing
    Example: "Meretricious praise"
  • adjective:   tastelessly showy
    Example: "A meretricious yet stylish book"

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