What is the definition of tinsel?

Definitions for tinsel

  • verb - interweave with tinsel; "tinseled velvet"
  • verb - adorn with tinsel; "snow flakes tinseled the trees"
  • verb - impart a cheap brightness to; "his tinseled image of Hollywood"
  • noun - a thread with glittering metal foil attached
  • noun - a showy decoration that is basically valueless; "all the tinsel of self-promotion"
  • Pronounciation of tinsel

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    Hypernyms for tinsel

    yarn decoration ornamentation thread adorn beautify contribute weave grace lend add interweave ornament impart bring decorate embellish bestow

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    Sounds like tinsel

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