简明英汉词典

tawdry
[5tC:dri]
adj.
俗丽的, 非常华丽的
n.
俗丽的东西

美国传统词典[双解]

tawdry
taw.dry
AHD:[t?“dr?]
D.J.[6t%8dri8]
K.K.[6t%dri]
adj.(形容词)
taw.dri.ertaw.dri.est
Gaudy and cheap in nature or appearance.See Synonyms at gaudy 1
俗丽而不值钱的:本质或外表俗丽而不值钱的参见 gaudy1
n.(名词)
Cheap and gaudy finery.
俗丽而不值钱的服饰

语源

(1)

From tawdry lace [lace necktie]
源自 tawdry lace [花边领带]

(2)

alteration of Saint Audrey's lace [sold at the annual Saint Audrey's fair, Ely, England]
Saint Audrey's lace的变化 [在一年一度的英格兰伊利圣奥德丽商品交易会上销售]

(3)

after Saint Audrey (Saint Etheldreda), queen of Northumbria, who died in 679 of a throat tumor, supposedly because she delighted in fancy necklaces as a young woman
源自 圣·奥德丽 (圣·艾德尔德瑞达)中世纪英国北方王国的女王,她于679年死于一咽喉瘤,据说因为她像年轻女人一样喜欢戴奇特的项链

继承用法

tawdrily
adv.(副词)

tawdriness
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

tawdry
[5tC:drI]
adj.
-drier, -driest
俗气的;低级的;华丽而不值钱的

现代英汉综合大辞典

tawdry
[5tC:dri]
adj.
价廉而花哨的, 俗气的
tawdry clothing
价廉而花哨的 衣服

词性变化

tawdry
[5tC:dri]
n.
价廉而花哨的东西

继承用法

tawdrily
adv.

词性变化

tawdriness
n.

美国传统词典

tawdry
taw.dry
AHD:[t?“dr?]
D.J.[6t%8dri8]
K.K.[6t%dri]
adj.
taw.dri.er, taw.dri.est
Gaudy and cheap in nature or appearance.See Synonyms at gaudy 1
n.
Cheap and gaudy finery.

语源

(1)

From tawdry lace [lace necktie]

(2)

alteration of Saint Audrey's lace [sold at the annual Saint Audrey's fair, Ely, England]

(3)

after Saint Audrey (Saint Etheldreda), queen of Northumbria, who died in 679 of a throat tumor, supposedly because she delighted in fancy necklaces as a young woman

继承用法

tawdrily
adv.

tawdriness
n.

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