brilliantined


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brilliantined

(ˈbrɪljənˌtiːn)
adj
treated with brilliantine
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With his brilliantined hair, raw-boned features and day job on the land, Jack was labelled an amiable yokel by the London -centric media.
When Stone plays Arlie, the Gold Coast con artist, she also has to play moments in which Annie scrapes through Arlie's brilliantined exterior and then other moments in which the two characters seem to merge.
With his brilliantined hair, rawboned features and day job on the land, Jack was labelled an amiable yokel by the London-centric media.
It's 1931 - women's hair fashions favoured the sleek and brilliantined look, with cloche hats from the Twenties still within living memory.
David Cameron's sharp suits would combust nicely, especially with a brilliantined wig (and bald patch - authenticity matters).
Where I saw his brilliantined hair just when I was.
Not only do the Serenaders play the music to original arrangements, even reconstructing them from old shellac gramophone records, but they period instruments, replicate the vocal style of the era and sport dinner suits or flapper dresses, period spectacles and brilliantined hair.
Jak with his first sheaf of short-stem wheat, Jak next to the new combine, with a glass of wine in his hand at the regional caucus of the NP, Jak on his Arab mare, booted and spurred for a horse race, Jak at a farmer's day in his white clothes, leaning against his first red open sports car, Jak in close-up, in a studio portrait, brilliantined hair, smoothed back, charming Jak de Wet, the gentleman farmer.
Inspiring as it was to observe Mr Osborne's brilliantined hair in person, the management of this event could not be described as an unalloyed tribute to press freedom.
He mouths phrases like "awfully nice" and "jolly good," phrases never used by the actual British characters, and one is right to suspect that Bannerjee's "Britishness" is as much veneer as his brilliantined hair.
That Strictly band is a reminder of an age when the smooth sound of sax and clarinet, tinkle of piano and rattle of drum was heard every week across South Wales, the brilliantined boys and glammed-up gals swaying in the swirling spotlight, the mating game set to music.
In his mechanic's benediction, the rays gleam off her father's cropped black curls, brilliantined with Brylcreem" (33).