Definition Of unmeretricious
apparently attractive but having in reality no value or integrity.
meretricious souvenirs for the tourist trade
of, relating to, or characteristic of a prostitute.
Example Of unmeretricious
And how can our heroine, now so chaste and docile, have only two hours ago been writhing meretriciously across the screen in song?
As the Telegraph explains, critics universally enjoy rubbishing his work - just poster art, says the Guardian, meretricious rubbish, says the Times.
‘A mendacious, monkey-brained leader with a meretricious , money-grabbing wife’, he says, just to give you a little more context.
‘Glossy, meretricious crap,’ is his damning verdict.
But anniversaries do provide an excuse to look beyond the meretricious present and pepper the pages of our pallid and alliteration-strewn papers with remembrances of times past.