Sentence Examples

  • TAWDRY, an adjective used to characterize cheap finery, and especially things which imitate in a cheap way that which is rich or costly, or adornments of which the freshness and elegance have worn off.
  • 16, 11, 12), fond of finery (ii.
  • It was the kind of finery she should be wearing, instead of being trapped in rags at the edge of the city.
  • Besides those who came on business there were gallants dressed in fashionable finery, so that it was worth the tailor's while to stand behind a pillar and fill his table-books with notes.
  • It would be good to get home - away from all the finery and hostility.

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