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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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Honestly, Age Of Ultron seems almost like a duty on the part of its makers towards loyal fans -- a duty to produce a bigger, glitzier package since the earlier Avengers film was a monstrous hit, not to forget the whopping moolah the studio raked in with the Captain America and Thor flicks.
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Bubbling under Ford's Mondeo might not be the heavy hitter it once was in the sales charts but don't overlook the latest fourth-generation car, bigger, glitzier and quite befuddlingly economical.
Bubbling under Ford's Mondeo might not be the heavy hitter it once was in the sales charts but don't overlook the latest fourth generation car, bigger, glitzier and quite befuddlingly economical.
The City has approved an ambitious redevelopment plan for the area long considered the poor relation of its glitzier downtown, where luxury towers and office buildings hug the Gold Coast and drive a micro-economy of gourmet markets, daycare and restaurants and big names such as Trump, LeFrak and MackCali have led a development boom.
In the short to medium term, Dhoot is even more positive in his assessment, believing that Dubai's hosting of the World Expo in 2020 is as much a boon for Abu Dhabi as it is for its glitzier, headline-grabbing neighbour.
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