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synonyms for clinquant

  • glittering
  • gold
  • showy
  • tinsel
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How to use clinquant in a sentence

I liked Jack, but not clinquant in crimson and gold, with spurs and sword clanking on the hard, frost-bitten road.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
Pardon, Monsieur, in every age a love-story keeps its interest; but who cares nowadays for le clinquant du Tasse?
THE PARISIANS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Clinquant, klingk′ant, adj. shining like tinsel: glittering.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
The clinquant corslet of the Swiss girl just survives at bals costums.
THE WORKS OF MAX BEERBOHMMAX BEERBOHM
My eyes rejoice in the shine of it; its clinquant sound is music in my ears.
TRIVIALOGAN PEARSALL SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLINQUANT

  • bright
  • brilliant
  • clinquant
  • effulgent
  • flashing
  • fulgent
  • gleaming
  • glistening
  • glittering
  • glowing
  • incandescent
  • lambent
  • lucent
  • luminous
  • refulgent
  • scintillating
  • sparkling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.