Word of the week: Meretricious

Meretricious (adjective)

“I know this sounds like it has something to do with merit. But it doesn't. Meretricious actually means ‘showy or flashy, but cheap underneath it all'. So you might refer to ‘meretricious clothing'. Or even a ‘meretricious argument' if you want to describe one that's possible but actually false.”

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