Origin of tinsel
OTHER WORDS FROM tinseltin·sel·like, adjectiveo·ver·tin·sel, verb (used with object), o·ver·tin·seled, o·ver·tin·sel·ing or (especially British) o·ver·tin·selled, o·ver·tin·sel·ling.un·tin·seled, adjectiveun·tin·selled, adjective
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How to use tinsel in a sentence
Hollywood sure hopes so, because the idea that disgruntled insiders could do this is terrifying to Tinsel Town.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tinsel, garland, and chestnut shells are the only combustibles on offer.
The 46-look collection consisted of drop-waist skirts, cellophane cocktail dresses, and translucent and tinsel fabrics.Marc Jacobs's Entire Spring / Summer 2012 Collection Stolen|Isabel Wilkinson|November 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Then I begin to see tinsel, and Christmas lights, and stars, and trees dripping with colored balls.
After a few opening songs, we broke up into small groups and hung wreaths and garlands and tinsel (oh my).
Stripped of its parade and tinsel, however, this theory is nothing but the old pantheism revived.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
Clearly the sans-culotte of Brussels was a mere tinsel imitation of the genuine article at Paris.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
Body greenish herl of Peacock,—ribbed with gold tinsel,—wrapt with red silk,—red hackle over all.The Teesdale Angler|R Lakeland
It was Jim Carter, whose suit of cotton batting, decorated with tinsel and cedar, was most becoming.The Story of the Big Front Door|Mary Finley Leonard
The harness is extremely gay, painted in all colours, red and blue and yellow, and made up with bits of tinsel and glitter.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton