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adjective as in brummagem

adjective as in clinquant

adjective as in gilt

adjective as in glittering

noun as in bangle

Strongest match

noun as in garnish

noun as in sequin

Strongest match

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Example Sentences

Hollywood sure hopes so, because the idea that disgruntled insiders could do this is terrifying to Tinsel Town.

Tinsel, garland, and chestnut shells are the only combustibles on offer.

The 46-look collection consisted of drop-waist skirts, cellophane cocktail dresses, and translucent and tinsel fabrics.

Then I begin to see tinsel, and Christmas lights, and stars, and trees dripping with colored balls.

After a few opening songs, we broke up into small groups and hung wreaths and garlands and tinsel (oh my).

Stripped of its parade and tinsel, however, this theory is nothing but the old pantheism revived.

Clearly the sans-culotte of Brussels was a mere tinsel imitation of the genuine article at Paris.

Body greenish herl of Peacock,—ribbed with gold tinsel,—wrapt with red silk,—red hackle over all.

It was Jim Carter, whose suit of cotton batting, decorated with tinsel and cedar, was most becoming.

The harness is extremely gay, painted in all colours, red and blue and yellow, and made up with bits of tinsel and glitter.


On this page you'll find 631 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tinsel, such as: cheap, chintzy, flashy, garish, glaring, and glitzy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.