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Tawdresque: Adjective
Tawdry - Gaudy & Cheap in appearance
Suffix from French esque (sim.from Italian esco (“-like”), from Medieval Latin iscus, of Germanic origin, ish.)

Tawdry+esque= Tawdresque

One of those “fun-to-say words” with a coquettishly amusing manner to describe:

1. flamboyantly tasteless

2. brazenly & audaciously unsavory

3. garishly inelegant

4. inharmonious of moral standards
Lady Gaga and Snooki from JERSEY SHORE typically dress in a TAWDRESQUE costume.
by @misslindadee April 28, 2011
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