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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.

glitzy

(ˈɡlɪtsɪ)
adj, glitzier or glitziest
informal showily attractive; flashy or glittery
[C20: originally US, probably via Yiddish from German glitzern to glitter]

glitz•y

(ˈglɪt si)

adj. glitz•i•er, glitz•i•est. Informal.
pretentiously or tastelessly showy; flashy.
[1965–70]
glitz′i•ness, n.
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glitzy

adjective (Slang) splendid, exciting, impressive, magnificent, prestigious, plush (informal), opulent, ritzy (slang) one of the glitziest ski resorts in the world
Translations

glitzy

[ˈglɪtsɪ] ADJ (glitzier (compar) (glitziest (superl))) → ostentoso

glitzy

[ˈglɪtsi] adjfastueux/euse

glitzy

adj (+er) (inf) occasionglanzvoll, schillernd; dressschick
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The English system was an innovator when it introduced shortform cricket in 2003, but it has since been eclipsed by glitzier franchisestyle competitions like the Indian Premier League and Australia's Big Bash.
The English system was an innovator when it introduced short-form cricket in 2003, but it has since been eclipsed by glitzier franchise-style competitions like the Indian Premier League and Australia's Big Bash.
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