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Origin of clinquant
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Example sentences from the Web for clinquant
I liked Jack, but not clinquant in crimson and gold, with spurs and sword clanking on the hard, frost-bitten road.The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
Pardon, Monsieur, in every age a love-story keeps its interest; but who cares nowadays for le clinquant du Tasse?The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Clinquant, klingk′ant, adj. shining like tinsel: glittering.
The clinquant corslet of the Swiss girl just survives at bals costums.The Works of Max Beerbohm|Max Beerbohm
My eyes rejoice in the shine of it; its clinquant sound is music in my ears.Trivia|Logan Pearsall Smith