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glitz

play
noun \ˈglits\

Simple Definition of glitz

  • : a very fancy and attractive quality that is associated with rich or famous people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of glitz

  1. :  extravagant showiness :  glitter, ostentation

glitziness \ˈglit-sē-nəs\ noun
glitzy play \ˈglit-sē\ adjective

Examples of glitz in a sentence

  1. She grew tired of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life.

  2. The casino was all glitz.



Origin of glitz

perhaps modification of German glitzern to glitter, from Middle High German glitzen; akin to Old Norse glitra to glitter


First Known Use: 1971

Rhymes with glitz


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glitz

verb

Definition of glitz

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make flashy or extravagant in appearance —often used with up <she got glitzed up for the party>



1956

First Known Use of glitz

1956



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