Tawdrily
Tawdrily \Taw"dri*ly\, adv. In a tawdry manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • tawdrily — adverb see tawdry I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tawdrily — See tawdry. * * * …   Universalium

  • tawdrily — adverb In a tawdry manner …   Wiktionary

  • tawdrily — taw·dri·ly …   English syllables

  • tawdrily — adverb in a tastelessly garish manner the temple was garishly decorated with bright plastic flowers • Syn: ↑garishly, ↑gaudily • Derived from adjective: ↑gaudy (for: ↑gaudily), ↑tawdry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tawdry — tawdrily, adv. tawdriness, n. /taw dree/, adj., tawdrier, tawdriest, n. adj. 1. (of finery, trappings, etc.) gaudy; showy and cheap. 2. low or mean; base: tawdry motives. n. 3. cheap, gaudy apparel. [1605 15; short for ( …   Universalium

  • garishly — adverb in a tastelessly garish manner the temple was garishly decorated with bright plastic flowers • Syn: ↑tawdrily, ↑gaudily • Derived from adjective: ↑gaudy (for: ↑gaudily), ↑tawdry …   Useful english dictionary

  • gaudily — adverb in a tastelessly garish manner the temple was garishly decorated with bright plastic flowers • Syn: ↑garishly, ↑tawdrily • Derived from adjective: ↑gaudy, ↑tawdry (for: ↑tawdrily) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bedizen — Be*diz en, v. t. To dress or adorn tawdrily or with false taste. [1913 Webster] Remnants of tapestried hangings, . . . and shreds of pictures with which he had bedizened his tatters. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bedizenment — Be*diz en*ment, n. That which bedizens; the act of dressing, or the state of being dressed, tawdrily. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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