trashiness


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trash·y

 (trăsh′ē)
adj. trash·i·er, trash·i·est
1. Resembling or containing trash; cheap or worthless: trashy merchandise.
2. In very poor taste or of very poor quality: "There was a special pathos ... within ... her trashy tales" (James Wolcott).

trash′i·ly adv.
trash′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trashiness - the quality of being cheaply imitative of something bettertrashiness - the quality of being cheaply imitative of something better
worthlessness, ineptitude - having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful; "the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"
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intellectual) values--of the things he personally loves or admires--one is shocked by the triteness, the vulgarity, the borrowed trashiness of what comes out of him.
The whole thing is rubbish and the filmmakers even fail to exploit the project's inherent trashiness.
Fatally, the filmmakers are too lacking in awareness to exploit the trashiness and give us a daft-but-fun kitsch-athon.
Fatally, the filmmakers failed to exploit the inherent trashiness and give us a daft-but-fun kitsch-athon.
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It seems like more people are focusing on the trashiness or the dancing, the clothes.
The first was a charge about the general trashiness, speed of the line and grubby money-making outlook common in commercial television, which led to this kind of borrowing.
But the pic could generate enthusiastic word of mouth from those impressed by its brassy trashiness, and wind up earning a tidy profit through assorted homescreen showcases.
Already it had become obvious that Billow's pianism possessed exceptional virtues that dovetailed nicely with those of other virtuosi: Billow had all Liszt's bravura without Liszt's lapses into trashiness, and all Mendelssohn's superbly controlled fingering without Mendelssohn's sense of emotional inhibition.
Nevertheless, in the very next moment, the barrel inevitably relapses into lowbrow trashiness.