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tinselry

[tin-suh l-ree] /ˈtɪn səl ri/
noun
1.
cheap and pretentious display.
Origin of tinselry
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; tinsel + -ry
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  • The tree in the corner of the room flashes its tinselry in the dying light.

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