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[ glit-uh-ree ]


  1. glittering; sparkling.

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  • un·glitter·y adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of glittery1

First recorded in 1750–60; glitter + -y 1

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Example Sentences

If price is no object — I’m talking to the 1 percent here — the new glittery object in wine this year is the Coravin Sparkling preservation system.

In Luhrmann’s vision, the most affecting casualty of the gang wars between the two is Romeo’s bestie Mercutio—a loyal companion who is possibly in love with his friend—played by Harold Perrineau as a glittery-gorgeous heir to disco legend Sylvester.

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Because it turns out that the Paris whose glittery presence outshines all rivals, and who was the object of so much adoration and analysis by women of my generation, doesn’t actually exist off-screen.

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On the Lola Marie Polish website you are greeted with glittery nail polish and unicorns, instantly feeling like you’ve fallen into the mind of a young girl.

Kourtney Kardashian sported glittery, patterned Gucci pants this past Christmas, and Kendall Jenner went more understated, in leopard print.

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It happens more than you'd think on the city's most glittery block.

One cabinet dedicated to dandies features a glittery red suit.

In the midst of some big, heavily promoted, live-stream event, Swift dropped several glittery bombs on the industry and her fans.

Now, would you gals be interested in purchasing this glittery pink Ray Rice jersey as a show of support?

His toenails had been painted a glittery gold color, and there was also green paint under his fingernails.

What an eternal art it is—such a glittery delightful art—finding hard names for our opponents!

Hanging from it were all kinds of glittery, quivery, sparkly things in silver and gold.

She could imagine Elsa in society now—hard and thin and glittery—she would be stylish—military men's women always were.