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Definition of 'specious'

Adjective

  1. plausible but false; "a specious claim"; "spurious inferences"
       Synonyms: spurious
  2. based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument"
       Synonyms: gilded meretricious


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