of, like, or decorated with chintz.
cheap, inferior, or gaudy.
stingy; miserly: a chintzy way to entertain guests.
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How to use chintzy in a sentence
They’re also lavish, even if a handful of scenes can’t hide their chintzy CGI set-design effects.‘Red Notice,’ Netflix’s Most Expensive Movie Ever, Is Big, Dumb and Lots of Fun | Nick Schager | November 5, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Theirs is a home we’ve seen before, decorated in the same chintzy style that art departments have projected on working-class families for decades, from All in the Family to Roseanne to James’ long-running CBS hit The King of Queens.AMC’s Kevin Can F**K Himself Squanders a Thrillingly Subversive Premise | Judy Berman | June 18, 2021 | Time
"It's odd I should find you here, Mr. Fitzroy," said Mrs. Shaw, settling her rustling skirts on a chintzy chair.The Invader | Margaret L. Woods
I think so gratefully and kindly now of the little chintzy parlour—blest refuge.The Letters of Henry James, Vol. II | Henry James
It was one of those chintzy English sitting-rooms with flowers in every corner.The Side Of The Angels | Basil King
British Dictionary definitions for chintzy
of, resembling, or covered with chintz
British informal typical of the decor associated with the use of chintz soft furnishings, as in a country cottage
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