tinselly

tinselly

[tin-suh-lee]
adjective
1.
decorated with or abounding in tinsel.
2.
cheap and gaudy.

Origin:
1805–15; tinsel + -y1

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tinsel (ˈtɪnsəl)
 
n
1.  a decoration consisting of a piece of string with thin strips of metal foil attached along its length
2.  a yarn or fabric interwoven with strands of glittering thread
3.  anything cheap, showy, and gaudy
 
vb , -sels, -selling, -selled, -sels, -seling, -seled
4.  to decorate with or as if with tinsel: snow tinsels the trees
5.  to give a gaudy appearance to
 
adj
6.  made of or decorated with tinsel
7.  showily but cheaply attractive; gaudy
 
[C16: from Old French estincele a spark, from Latin scintilla; compare stencil]
 
'tinsel-like
 
adj
 
'tinselly
 
adj

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