glitzy

[glit-see]
adjective, glitzier, glitziest. Slang.
pretentiously or tastelessly showy: a glitzy gown.

Origin:
1965–70; see glitz, -y1

glitziness, noun
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glitzy (ˈɡlɪtsɪ)
 
adj , glitzier, glitziest
slang showily attractive; flashy or glittery
 
[C20: originally US, probably via Yiddish from German glitzern to glitter]

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Word Origin & History

glitzy
1966, from Yiddish glitz "glitter," from Ger. glitzern "sparkle" (see glitter). Noun form glitz is mid-1970s.
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Example sentences
While this is all a polite and glitzy gesture, many see it as a way of covering
  up problems that plague the city.
And unlike the glitzy casinos, greyhound tracks offer a sad world of sticky
  escalators, grubby walls and horrible food.
The government is trying to change that, with glitzy advertising campaigns and
  scholarship programmes.
Not to sound rude, but you really need to test this software before you start
  marketing it with glitzy ad campaigns.
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