Definitions of tinsel:
  • noun:   a thread with glittering metal foil attached
  • noun:   a showy decoration that is basically valueless
    Example: "All the tinsel of self-promotion"
  • verb:   impart a cheap brightness to
    Example: "His tinseled image of Hollywood"
  • verb:   interweave with tinsel
    Example: "Tinseled velvet"
  • verb:   adorn with tinsel
    Example: "Snow flakes tinseled the trees"

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