[ bling ]

  1. expensive and flashy jewelry, clothing, or other possessions.

  2. the flaunting of such possessions or the flashy lifestyle associated with it.

  1. flashy; ostentatious.

verb (used without object)
  1. to flaunt one's material wealth; live a flashy lifestyle.

verb (used with object)
  1. to dress or adorn in a flashy way: Bling up your wardrobe!

Origin of bling

1995-2000; perhaps imitative of the imaginary sound that light makes when reflecting off a diamond
  • Also bling-bling [bling-bling] /ˈblɪŋˌblɪŋ/ .

Words Nearby bling Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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