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adj. chintz·i·er, chintz·i·est
1. Of, relating to, or decorated with chintz.
a. Gaudy; trashy: chintzy merchandise.
b. Stingy; miserly.
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adj, chintzier or chintziest
1. (Textiles) of, resembling, or covered with chintz
2. informal Brit typical of the decor associated with the use of chintz soft furnishings, as in a country cottage
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adj. chintz•i•er, chintz•i•est.
1. of, like, or decorated with chintz.
2. cheap or gaudy.
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|Adj.||1.||chintzy - of very poor quality; flimsy|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
inferior - of low or inferior quality
|2.||chintzy - embarrassingly stingy|
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