bling

[bling] Slang.
noun
1.
expensive and flashy jewelry, clothing, or other possessions.
2.
the flaunting of such possessions or the flashy lifestyle associated with it.
adjective
3.
flashy; ostentatious.
verb (used without object)
4.
to flaunt one's material wealth; live a flashy lifestyle.
verb (used with object)
5.
to dress or adorn in a flashy way: Bling up your wardrobe!
Also, bling-bling.
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bling-bling or bling (ˈblɪŋˌblɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  slang flashy; ostentatious; glitzy
 
n
2.  ostentatious jewellery
 
[C20: imitative of jewellery clashing together or of light reflecting off jewellery]
 
bling or bling
 
adj
 
n
 
[C20: imitative of jewellery clashing together or of light reflecting off jewellery]

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bling
also bling-bling, by 1997, U.S. rap slang, "wealth, expensive accessories," a sound suggestive of the glitter of jewels and precious metals (cf. Ger. blinken "to gleam, sparkle").
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Example sentences
When it comes to sheer celestial bling, stars might not corner the market on twinkle.
It is all about the money money bling for the agency.
The supersonic transport, soon to be upon us, will allow for no gam- bling more leisurely than cutting the deck.
But there is too much bling architecture-that's the show biz part of architecture.
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