Definition of meretriciously in English:



  • See meretricious

    • ‘They were very cheap of course and attractively presented - they looked neither meretriciously glossy nor ponderously dull.’
    • ‘And how can our heroine, now so chaste and docile, have only two hours ago been writhing meretriciously across the screen in song?’
    • ‘It meretriciously urges all parties to exercise restraint, as it, itself, exercises restraint in the field of morality.’
    • ‘Somehow Fish continues to be given platforms to argue (meretriciously, I believe) for one thing or another.’
    • ‘His pictures are neither symbolic nor meretriciously anecdotal, but his colour and the rhythms and forms he paints are highly suggestive.’