glitz


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glitz

 (glĭts) Informal
n.
Ostentatious showiness; flashiness: "a garish barrage of show-biz glitz" (Peter G. Davis).
tr.v. glitzed, glitz·ing, glitz·es
To invest with an ostentatiously showy quality: "have started to glitz up their shows with filmed backdrops" (Bill Barol).

[Back-formation from glitzy, flashy, showy, probably from German glitzern, to glitter, from Middle High German glitzen, to shine, from Old High German glīzan; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

glitz′i·ness n.
glitz′y adj.

glitz

(ɡlɪts)
n
ostentatious showiness; gaudiness or glitter
[C20: back formation from glitzy]

glitz

(glɪts)

n.
ostentatious glitter or glamour.
[1970–75; perhaps b. glitter and ritz ostentatious display (see ritzy)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glitz - tasteless showinessglitz - tasteless showiness      
tastelessness - inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste

glitz

noun
Translations

glitz

[glɪts] Nostentación f

glitz

[ˈglɪts] nfaste m

glitz

n (inf)Glanz m

glitz

[glɪts] n (fam) → vistosità, chiassosità
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