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adjective as in cheap-looking

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They’re also lavish, even if a handful of scenes can’t hide their chintzy CGI set-design effects.

Theirs is a home we’ve seen before, decorated in the same chintzy style that art departments have projected on working-class families for decades, from All in the Family to Roseanne to James’ long-running CBS hit The King of Queens.

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"It's odd I should find you here, Mr. Fitzroy," said Mrs. Shaw, settling her rustling skirts on a chintzy chair.

I think so gratefully and kindly now of the little chintzy parlour—blest refuge.

It was one of those chintzy English sitting-rooms with flowers in every corner.

She felt oddly perturbed when at last she reached the seclusion of her chintzy bedroom underneath the sloping roof.

We'll keep nearly all this furniture, and add to it chintzy sofas and easy chairs.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chintzy, such as: cheap, frowzy, schlocky, shabby, sleazy, and tacky.

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