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5 dicționare găsite pentru tinsel
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tinsel \Tin"sel\, a.
     Showy to excess; gaudy; specious; superficial. "Tinsel
     trappings." --Milton.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tinsel \Tin"sel\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinseledor Tinselled;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Tinseling or Tinselling.]
     To adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy
     ornaments; to make gaudy.
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           She, tinseled o'er in robes of varying hues. --Pope.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tinsel \Tin"sel\, n. [F. ['e]tincelle a spark, OF. estincelle,
     L. scintilla. Cf. Scintillate, Stencil.]
     1. A shining material used for ornamental purposes;
        especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or
        silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with
        a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.
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              Who can discern the tinsel from the gold? --Dryden.
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     2. Something shining and gaudy; something superficially
        shining and showy, or having a false luster, and more gay
        than valuable.
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              O happy peasant! O unhappy bard!
              His the mere tinsel, hers the rich reward. --Cowper.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  tinsel
       n 1: a showy decoration that is basically valueless; "all the
            tinsel of self-promotion"
       2: a thread with glittering metal foil attached
       v 1: impart a cheap brightness to; "his tinseled image of
            Hollywood"
       2: adorn with tinsel; "snow flakes tinseled the trees"
       3: interweave with tinsel; "tinseled velvet"
       [also: tinselling, tinselled]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  152 Moby Thesaurus words for "tinsel":
     affected, apocryphal, apparent, artificial, assumed, bastard, bead,
     bejewel, beribbon, bespangle, blatant, blink, blinking, bogus,
     bravery, brazen, brummagem, cheat, chiffon, chintzy, clinquant,
     colorable, colored, coruscate, coruscation, counterfeit,
     counterfeited, diamond, distorted, dressed up, dummy, embellished,
     embroidered, engrave, ersatz, factitious, fake, faked, fakement,
     falsified, feather, feigned, festoons, fictitious, fictive, figure,
     filigree, finery, firefly, flag, flashy, flounce, flower, folderol,
     foofaraw, forgery, frame-up, fraud, frilliness, frilling, frills,
     frills and furbelows, frippery, froufrou, fuss, gaiety, garbled,
     garish, garland, gaudery, gem, gilded, gilding, gilt, gingerbread,
     glaring, glimmer, glimmering, glisk, glisten, glister, glitter,
     glittering, glowworm, hoax, illegitimate, illuminate, imitation,
     impostor, jewel, junk, junky, loud, make-believe, man-made,
     meretricious, mock, ostensible, paint, paste, perverted, phony,
     pinchbeck, plausible, plume, pretended, pseudo, put-on, put-up job,
     quasi, queer, ribbon, rip-off, scintilla, scintillate,
     scintillation, seeming, self-styled, sham, shimmer, shimmering,
     shoddy, simulacrum, simulated, so-called, soi-disant, spangle,
     spark, sparkle, specious, spurious, stroboscopic light,
     superfluity, supposititious, swindle, synthetic, tawdry, tin,
     titivated, trappings, trickery, trumpery, twinkle, twinkling,
     twisted, unauthentic, ungenuine, unnatural, unreal, warped,
     whited sepulcher, wreathe  
     

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