Definition of Tawdries

1. tawdry [n] - See also: tawdry



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tawdries

taverns
tavers
tavert
tavla
tavlas
tavorite
tavs
tavy
taw
tawa
tawaf
tawafs
tawara
tawas
tawdrier
tawdries (current term)
tawdriest
tawdrily
tawdriness
tawdrinesses
tawdry
tawdry lace
tawed
tawer
taweries
tawers
tawery
tawhid
tawie
tawier

Literary usage of Tawdries

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"I. я. ; pi. tawdries (-driz). A piece of rustic or cheap finery ; a necklace, ... and the blue Nereids make Them tawdries for their necka. ..."

2. New Light on Some Obscure Words and Phrases in the Works of Shakspeare and by Charles Mackay (1884)
"None of the quotations from Shakspeare and the Elizabethan writers conveys the modern idea that the tawdries were necessarily valueless or vulgar. ..."

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