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Synonyms for tinsel
ˈtɪn səltin·sel

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tinsel

    Synonyms:
    tawdriness, spangle, frippery, glitter

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

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"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tinselnoun

    Synonyms:
    frippery, finery, gewgaw, worthless ornament

  2. tinseladjective

    Synonyms:
    showy, glittering, gaudy, superficial, worthless

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tinseladjective

    Synonyms:
    glittering, meretricious, specious, flashy

  2. tinselnoun

    Synonyms:
    spangle, pinchbeck, glitter, tawdriness

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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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