tawdry - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tawdry
TOWEL+DRY......In a public locker room, a person who dries his body with a towel in front of everybody is vulgar and gaudy.
I AM WRITING AN ANECDOTE BELOW, FROM WHICH YOU WILL REM THE WORD FOREVER: ORIGINALLY THE WORD IS DERIVED FROM AUDRYLACE,A PLACE IN BRITAIN WHERE CHEAP AND SHOWY LACE(PROB OF SHOES) WERE SOLD,SO THE WORD MEANS GAUDY,GARISH,CHEAP AND SHOWY. NICE
tawdry sounds like rowdy..a cheap person indeed!!
Tawdry sounds like Laundry -> clothes -> gaudy/showy/cheaply shining clothes
Sounds like Taadi in marathi..taadi are cheap alcohol shops
any1 who asks dowry from their bahus is a <b>fucking</b> tawdry
sounds like toddy.. toddy shops are cheap liquor shops.. hence the meaning cheap gaudy..
TAWDRY = TAsteless + gAUDY.
Sounds like "To Oddly Dry" yourself in a way that others can see your body (It could be both Showy and Immoral)
Tawdry is Vulgarity - to be showy, garish or flashy - something that is unpresentable and ungraceful.
Dry lands r cheap so tawdry means cheap
TAWDRY sounds like "TODDY" means white water it is very cheap compare to all wines....