简明英汉词典

meretricious
[7meri5triFEs]
adj.
华丽而庸俗的, 俗气的, 娼妓的, 适合娼妓的

美国传统词典[双解]

meretricious
mer.e.tri.cious
AHD:[mμr”1-tr1sh“…s]
D.J.[7meri6tri.*s]
K.K.[7mWr!6tr!.*s]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Attracting attention in a vulgar manner:
浮华的:以庸俗的方式引起注意的:
meretricious ornamentation.See Synonyms at gaudy 1
俗气的装饰参见 gaudy1

(2)

Plausible but false or insincere; specious:
不诚恳的:看似真实但实为虚假和不真诚的;似是而非的:
a meretricious argument.
似是而非的论点

(3)

Of or relating to prostitutes or prostitution:
嫖娼的:妓女或嫖娼的、或与之有关的:
meretricious relationships.
嫖娼关系

语源

(1)

Latin meretros [of prostitutes]
拉丁语 meretros [妓女的]

(2)

from meretrox meretroc- [prostitute]
源自 meretrox meretroc- [妓女]

(3)

from mer?e [to earn money] * see (s)mer- 2
源自 mer?e [挣钱] *参见 (s)mer- 2

继承用法

meretriciously
adv.(副词)

meretriciousness
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

meretricious
[merI5trIFEs]
adj.
虚有外表的;虚饰的;金玉其外的

现代英汉综合大辞典

meretricious
[7meri5triFEs]
adj.

(1)

粉饰的; 外表美丽的; 金玉其外的

(2)

浮华的; 俗丽的(文体)

(3)

娼妓(一样)的

(4)

欺骗性的
a meretricious style
华而不实的文体
meretricious praise
言不由衷的恭维
A wooden building painted to look like marble is meretricious.
一座漆得像大理石般的木制建筑物外表是美丽的。

继承用法

meretriciously
adv.

meretriciousness
n.

美国传统词典

meretricious
mer.e.tri.cious
AHD:[mμr”1-tr1sh“…s]
D.J.[7meri6tri.*s]
K.K.[7mWr!6tr!.*s]
adj.

(1)

Attracting attention in a vulgar manner:
meretricious ornamentation.See Synonyms at gaudy 1

(2)

Plausible but false or insincere; specious:
a meretricious argument.

(3)

Of or relating to prostitutes or prostitution:
meretricious relationships.

语源

(1)

Latin meretros [of prostitutes]

(2)

from meretrox meretroc- [prostitute]

(3)

from mer?e [to earn money] * see (s)mer- 2

继承用法

meretriciously
adv.

meretriciousness
n.

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