clinquant(redirected from clinquantly)
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Glittering with gold or tinsel.
Imitation gold leaf; tinsel; glitter.
[French, glistening, tinkling, present participle of obsolete clinquer, to clink, perhaps from Middle Dutch klinken; see clink1.]
glittering, esp with tinsel
tinsel or imitation gold leaf
[C16: from French, from clinquer to clink, from Dutch klinken, of imitative origin]
1. glittering, esp. with tinsel; decked with garish finery.n.
2. imitation gold leaf; tinsel; false glitter.
[1585–95; < Middle French: clinking, present participle of clinquer < Dutch klinken to sound)]