Word Moment: Meretricious

mer·e·tri·cious adj.

1.a. Attracting attention in a vulgar manner: meretricious ornamentation. See Synonyms at gaudy1.b. Plausible but false or insincere; specious: a meretricious argument.2. Of or relating to prostitutes or prostitution: meretricious relationships.

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