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glittery

[glit-uh-ree] /ˈglɪt ə ri/
adjective
1.
glittering; sparkling.
Origin of glittery
1750-1760
1750-60; glitter + -y1
Related forms
unglittery, adjective
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  • She could imagine Elsa in society now—hard and thin and glittery—she would be stylish—military men's women always were.

    Pointed Roofs Dorothy Richardson
  • What an eternal art it is—such a glittery delightful art—finding hard names for our opponents!

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
  • Hanging from it were all kinds of glittery, quivery, sparkly things in silver and gold.

    Maida's Little Shop Inez Haynes Irwin

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