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tinselly

[tin-suh-lee]
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adjective
  1. decorated with or abounding in tinsel.
  2. cheap and gaudy.

Origin of tinselly

First recorded in 1805–15; tinsel + -y1
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Historical Examples

  • The place was so tinselly and common that, coming to it from weeks of rough travelling, it made me impatient.

    Greenmantle

    John Buchan