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
taw - Toy which is cheap and Dry - Means it is dry showy - Not proper elegence.
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....