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On this page you'll find 626 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tinsel, such as: cheap, chintzy, flashy, garish, glaring, and glitzy.

How to use tinsel in a sentence

  • 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).

    Jesus Made Me a Better Jew | Benyamin Cohen | December 24, 2008 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Stripped of its parade and tinsel, however, this theory is nothing but the old pantheism revived.

    Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
  • Clearly the sans-culotte of Brussels was a mere tinsel imitation of the genuine article at Paris.

    Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
  • Body greenish herl of Peacock,—ribbed with gold tinsel,—wrapt with red silk,—red hackle over all.

    The Teesdale Angler | R Lakeland
  • It was Jim Carter, whose suit of cotton batting, decorated with tinsel and cedar, was most becoming.

    The Story of the Big Front Door | Mary Finley Leonard
  • The harness is extremely gay, painted in all colours, red and blue and yellow, and made up with bits of tinsel and glitter.

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