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bling(blĭng) or bling-bling (blĭng′blĭng′)Slang
1. Jewelry or fashion accessories, usually made of metal or other shiny material.
2. Showy or ostentatious items.
Deliberately showy; ostentatious.
[Originally hip-hop slang, probably meant to suggest light flashing off showy jewelry.]
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flashy; ostentatious; glitzy
[C20: imitative of jewellery clashing together or of light reflecting off jewellery]
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