bling-bling

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bling

 (blĭng) or bling-bling (blĭng′blĭng′)Slang
n.
1. Jewelry or fashion accessories, usually made of metal or other shiny material.
2. Showy or ostentatious items.
adj.
Deliberately showy; ostentatious.

[Originally hip-hop slang, probably meant to suggest light flashing off showy jewelry.]

bling-bling

(ˈblɪŋˌblɪŋ) or

bling

adj
flashy; ostentatious; glitzy
n
ostentatious jewellery
[C20: imitative of jewellery clashing together or of light reflecting off jewellery]
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From Missy Elliot's pooch's $4000 Louis Vuitton dog collar to Snoop Dogg's pup Red's very own Pimp Cup, "The Fabulous Life of Celebrity Pets" is your guide to the most jaw-dropping luxuries provided to Hollywood elite's animals.
While over-the-top bling didn't represent all of rap fashion -- gritty gang looks, Afrocentric garb and even preppy styles have all been adopted and embraced as part of rap style at some point -- in the late 1990s and the early part of this decade, bling seemed to have reached its apex, complete with gold and diamond pimp cups and diamond grills for the teeth.
From his diamond drenched mouth to his diamond-studded collection of pimp cups, Lil' Jon isn't just fabulous he's the most crunktastic person on the planet.