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glitz

[ glits ]
/ glɪts /
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noun
ostentatious glitter or sophistication: a cocktail lounge noted for its glitz.
verb (used with object)
to add a showy sophistication to (often followed by up): They glitzed up the lobby with a couple of fountains and a birdcage.
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Origin of glitz

First recorded in 1975–80; back formation from glitzy
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British Dictionary definitions for glitz

glitz
/ (ɡlɪts) /

noun
slang ostentatious showiness; gaudiness or glitter

Word Origin for glitz

C20: back formation from glitzy
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