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chintzy

[ chint-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF chintzy

Synonyms for chintzy

  • cheap
  • frowzy
  • schlocky
  • shabby
  • sleazy
  • tacky
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHINTZY

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

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

It's chintzy and cozy and old-fashioned looking, yet really it's up to or ahead of date.

The chintzy bedroom under the sloping roof was very still and quiet.

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

WORD ORIGIN

1851, from chintz + -y (2).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHINTZY

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adjectiveof little importance
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