Tinseltown


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Tin·sel·town

 (tĭn′səl-toun′)
n. Informal
Hollywood, California, regarded as the focus of the American film industry and glamorous celebrity.
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Tinseltown

(ˈtɪnsəlˌtaʊn)
n
(Placename) an informal name for Hollywood
[C20: from the insubstantial glitter of the film world]
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Tin•sel•town

(ˈtɪn səlˌtaʊn)

n.
(sometimes l.c.) a nickname for Hollywood, California.
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Translations

Tinseltown

[ˈtɪnsəltaʊn] N (gen pej) → Hollywood m
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Tinseltown

[ˈtɪnsəltaʊn] nHollywood la clinquante
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Tinseltown

n (usu pej)Hollywood nt
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, one of the most talked about couples of Tinseltown, are celebrating their first wedding anniversary today.
Tanesha was gunned down in Chalgrove Road in Tottenham, North London, in a shooting detectives believe may be linked to an earlier brawl in a Tinseltown diner.
Dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" is in pole position for the most prestigious prizes, although fairy tale romance "The Shape of Water" leads the overall charge with 13 nominations on a night expected to highlight Tinseltown's campaigns against sexual misconduct and gender inequality.
THE cream of Tinseltown will gather in Hollywood tonight for the Academy Awards.
Tinseltown recently welcomed a new Eigenmann to this ever-growing clan of gifted artists.
It's come to this property gossip's attention that Tinseltown scion and producer John Goldwyn (whose credits include "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty") and high-end boutique hotelier Jeff Klein (owner of the swank Sunset Tower Hotel) are fixing to hoist their photogenic home just above L.
Mann's excellent and illuminating book, "Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood."
It is a freewheeling satire that pokes fun at the ego-based craziness at the heart of Tinseltown.
HOLY Sharon Stone, times have changed in Tinseltown. Steamy sex scenes will soon be as rare as a wrinkle on Nicole Kidman's forehead.
Tinseltown will be descending on the capital next week as top stars begin shooting the new 'Arabian Nights' movie.
Yet this often feels like the sort of Hollywood family drama you might have thought that Tinseltown had forgotten to make any more (unless it was aiming to make an inferior, sillier version for either Cameron Diaz, or, more likely, Jennifer Aniston to head-Yet this often feels like the sort of Hollywood family drama you might have thought that Tinseltown had forgotten to make any more (unless it was aiming to make an inferior, sillier version for either Cameron Diaz, or, more likely, Jennifer Aniston to headline).