Origin of clinquant
Examples from the Web for clinquant
My eyes rejoice in the shine of it; its clinquant sound is music in my ears.Trivia|Logan Pearsall Smith
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
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