tinselly


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Adj.1.tinselly - glittering with gold or silver
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
Translations
بصورَةٍ لامِعَه أو مُبَهْرَجَه
blískavě ozdobený
flitterstads-flitterstadsagtig
glingurslegur, glyslegur
blýskavo ozdobený
cicili bicili

tinsel

(ˈtinsəl) noun
a sparkling, glittering substance used for decoration. The Christmas tree was decorated with tinsel.
ˈtinselly adjective
References in periodicals archive ?
In the crevices, Christmas tree worms timidly retract their tinselly bristles, and below, barrel sponges the size of chimneys spew a pick n' mix of humbugs and other delights.
In the crevices, Christmas tree worms timidly retract their tinselly bristles, and, below, barrel sponges the size of chimneys spew a pick 'n' mix of humbugs and other delights.
Whether it's one with a Rudolph flashing nose, huge snowman face or all those tinselly extras, the Christmas jumper reminds us of childhood: it's like the one your nan used to knit.
Dalloway, she repeatedly noted her frustration with the "glittery" quality of Clarissa herself, "too glittering and tinselly" (1954, 60).
Woolf was conscious of the significance of memory for the plot and characterization, writing in her diary that she "found Clarissa in some way tinselly. Then I invented her memories" (D3, 32).
Frears gifts his star with a dream of a movie-star entrance, as she's lowered haphazardly from the ceiling in Jenkins' signature tinselly angel wings and a torrent of beige chiffon.
Although the Kardashians were flashing the tinselly glamor of their Armenianism over in Yerevan, Gafur was the only star in our centennial gathering in Diyarbakkir.
Yes, it's that time of year again when the loft is opened, old battered boxes are brought down and as a family we are reunited with some of our tackiest, shiniest, most tinselly friends.
Smitten by the appearance and wealth of the affluent socialite, Doris, Charley takes her to a show where "[a]bove their heads was the long powdery funnel of the spotlight spreading to a tinselly glitter where a redlipped girl in organdy was dancing" (67).
For her recent show "Flamingo Massacre," Daschner fitted out Krobath with a theatrical set consisting of a revolving circular stage with knives all around it, circus and vaudeville props, a psychedelically painted rotating disc in the style of Duchamp's Rotoreliefs, and a black curtain made of a snazzy tinselly fabric and labeled LAS VEGAS.