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Antonyms for tinsel
ˈtɪn səltin·sel

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  1. tinsel

    Antonyms:
    costliness, richness, chasteness, gorgeousness, sumptuousness, magnificence, splendor

    Synonyms:
    tawdriness, spangle, frippery, glitter

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tinselnoun

    a showy decoration that is basically valueless

    "all the tinsel of self-promotion"

  2. tinselverb

    a thread with glittering metal foil attached

  3. tinselverb

    impart a cheap brightness to

    "his tinseled image of Hollywood"

  4. tinselverb

    adorn with tinsel

    "snow flakes tinseled the trees"

  5. tinselverb

    interweave with tinsel

    "tinseled velvet"

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tinseladjective

    Synonyms:
    glittering, meretricious, specious, flashy

  2. tinselnoun

    Synonyms:
    spangle, pinchbeck, glitter, tawdriness

How to use tinsel in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Levant:

    Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.

  2. Dan Hess:

    There's a danger to hanging the tinsel too early.

  3. Oscar Levant:

    Strip away the phony tinsel of Hollywood and you will find the real tinsel underneath.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#22642richness
#23848splendor
#55663tinsel
#59064magnificence
#165328costliness
#307834gorgeousness

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