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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Glittering with gold or silver.

Usage examples (27)
  • Glitz - yiddish for lots of gold and shine - tinselly.
  • His bullock wore bright red paper cones over its horns and much tinselly drapery over its nose and back.
  • I showed up in slacks, only to find Ava and all Ray's sisters in floor-length dresses and tinselly hair ribbons.
  • The Season of Platitudes - "peace on earth" - stays discreetly out of the way of national politics, off in its tinselly corner of the culture, ringing its bells for... for more
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