Noun(1) a showy decoration that is basically valueless(2) a thread with glittering metal foil attached
Verb(1) impart a cheap brightness to(2) adorn with tinsel(3) interweave with tinsel
(1) Oh, and this strip of tinsel is already beginning to irritate me.(2) At that time, it was unthinkable that anyone would believe that it was anything but real, especially after a decoration of tinsel and an assortment of differently shaped and coloured baubles.(3) Even seasoned actors and producers find this an appropriate time to launch their sons in tinsel world.(4) As well as these tinsel tales, there are large numbers of records, still being slowly translated, which provide a complement to the operatic version of Persian history: the Persians in documentary.(5) Clad in silver foil and dripping with tinsel , glam-rockers were perfectly suited to the knees-up, mine's-a-double jollity of a proper Christmas party.(6) In fact, a seldom trumpeted trait about the Malayalam film industry has been its rendering a red carpet welcome to its tinsel townhood neighbours!(7) his taste for the tinsel of the art world(8) I am careful not to push loose the strand of tinsel Christmas decorations that I left strung across the room.(9) The gaudy tinsel and the 155,000 lights of 2004 have given way to a more natural look of Christmas trees decorated with white lilies and pink roses that are replaced as they wilt.(10) I think they'd prefer a splash of tinsel round the school instead.(11) a room bedecked with tinsel and fairy lights(12) A piece of green tinsel was twirled around her call-bell.(13) These were aluminum strips not unlike tinsel and were dropped from the aircraft to obscure the enemy's radar with ├ö├ç├┐snow.├ö├ç├û(14) Despite his tinsel heroics, Jeremy wasn't able to overcome his fear and says he won't be doing it again any time soon.(15) They also wanted the airport to donate last year's tinsel and festive dÔö£┬«cor to local community groups.(16) I like a really old fashioned Christmas, where the decorations are larded with tinsel and as tacky as they can be.
1. ostentation ::
3. show ::
4. glitter ::
5. flamboyance ::
8. glamour ::
10. ritz ::
11. glitz ::
13. razzle-dazzle ::
14. razzmatazz ::
15. eye candy ::
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