meretricious translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "meretricious" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


/ˌmer.ɪˈtrɪʃ.əs/ formal
seeming attractive but really false or of little value
He claims that a lot of journalism is meretricious and superficial.
Affected and insincereAttention-seeking, distracting and showing offNot of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
Translations of “meretricious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 華而不實的,金玉其外的…
(Definition of meretricious from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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