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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A thread with glittering metal foil attached; A showy decoration that is basically valueless v. - Interweave with threads of glittery foil; Impart a cheap brightness to.

Usage examples (35)
  • All the tinsel of self-promotion
  • Around the broom, imitating tinsel, is wrapped the gauze from a bandage.
  • Regardless of temperature, blizzards, or general apathy, the tinsel is tossed the first day of December.
  • The staggering on too-high heels, the silly hats, the little black dresses covered in tinsel and the semi-drunken jokes about handcuffs. for more
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