lacking good taste

lacking good taste
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  • lacking — /ˈlækɪŋ/ (say laking) adjective (sometimes followed by in) deficient: lacking in good taste …  

  • tasteless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. insipid, flat; inelegant; inept, clumsy, vulgar, savorless, unappetizing. See insipidity, vulgarity, inelegance. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Lacking flavor] Syn. unsavory, dull, bland, unseasoned,… …   English dictionary for students

  • inelegant — I adjective awkward, base, boorish, churlish, cloddish, coarse, common, crass, crude, earthy, graceless, gross, homely, homespun, ill bred, ill mannered, improper, in bad taste, indecorous, indelicate, inelegans, inurbanus, invenustus, lacking… …   Law dictionary

  • tasteless — [tāst′lis] adj. 1. a) without taste or flavor; flat; insipid b) dull; uninteresting 2. lacking good taste or showing poor taste tastelessly adv. tastelessness n …   English World dictionary

  • nouveau riche — [ˌnu:vəʊ ri:ʃ] noun [treated as plural] people who have recently acquired wealth, typically those perceived as lacking good taste. adjective relating to or characteristic of such people. Origin Fr., lit. new rich …   English new terms dictionary

  • nouveau riche — ► NOUN (treated as pl. ) ▪ people who have recently acquired wealth, typically those perceived as lacking good taste. ORIGIN French, new rich …   English terms dictionary

  • in´ar|tis´ti|cal|ly — in|ar|tis|tic «IHN ahr TIHS tihk», adjective. 1. not artistic; lacking good taste: »inartistic figures crowding the canvas of life without adequate effect (George Eliot). 2. having no appreciation for or love of art; unskilled in art.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|ar|tis|tic — «IHN ahr TIHS tihk», adjective. 1. not artistic; lacking good taste: »inartistic figures crowding the canvas of life without adequate effect (George Eliot). 2. having no appreciation for or love of art; unskilled in art. –in´ar|tis´ti|cal|ly,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

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