glitzy

[ glit-see ]
/ ˈglɪt si /

adjective, glitz·i·er, glitz·i·est. Slang.

pretentiously or tastelessly showy: a glitzy gown.

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Origin of glitzy

First recorded in 1965–70; see origin at glitz, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM glitzy

glitz·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for glitzy

glitzy
/ (ˈɡlɪtsɪ) /

adjective glitzier or glitziest

slang showily attractive; flashy or glittery

Word Origin for glitzy

C20: originally US, probably via Yiddish from German glitzern to glitter
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