English to Afrikaans Meaning :: tawdry

Tawdry :
opgedirkt
- opgedirkttawdrily
 

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Adjective(1) tastelessly showy(2) made of inferior workmanship and materials

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(1) In summary, he says, yet another shabby, tawdry cover-up by the Defence Force and the Government.(2) Obviously some tipsters do better than others, otherwise they would go out of business - you would be surprised how many do, only to surface under another name and charge even more for their tawdry nonsense.(3) Whatever the lying word or disgraceful deed, you are always left with the feeling that something so paltry, so pointlessly tawdry , must lead to a larger scandal.(4) Beside them, lines of impoverished street vendors squat on dirty rush mats, displaying their tawdry collections of cheap plastic keyrings and fake Rolex watches.(5) They are cheap, tawdry politicians not worthy of anything other than contempt.(6) That, I told myself, is only the stuff you read about in cheap, tawdry romance novels (which I happen to write).(7) Sure, Vegas may be tacky, tawdry , glitzy, pricey, shallow, obscene, and frequently offensive, but dammit, so is America.(8) The first hint of Christmas is no longer the tawdry line of tinsel in the high street.(9) The silky relationship between art and fashion may seem charming but is often a tawdry , corrupting, even whorish affair.(10) But even with all its tawdry details, the case raises some serious issues about the way the justice system treats rape complainants and defendants.(11) All has changed now and Senator Norris's hope that the area would be the Left Bank of Dublin has faded to reveal a tawdry temple to tacky consumerism.(12) As the week segues into Christmas, the tawdry glitter of the tinsel and plastic Christmas ornaments fails to warm us with a transcedental inner glow.(13) The place where Wuornos was arrested - a tawdry biker joint in Florida's Daytona Beach called The Last Resort, where women's underwear hangs above the bar - draws the curious.(14) Second, a sense that writers, readers and books should dwell in a pure, fluffy space in the clouds, removed from tawdry concerns of image or even, perhaps, human physicality.(15) Liberals read more broadly and deeply, so their intellect infuses the entire catalog, or even all of Western literature, not just a few tawdry best sellers.(16) What they don't realise is that tinsel and tawdry jokes take the joy out of the season of goodwill.
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Adjective
1. gaudy ::
bont
2. cheapjack ::
cheapjack
3. flash ::
flits
Different Forms
tawdrily, tawdry
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