Simple Definition of glitz
: a very fancy and attractive quality that is associated with rich or famous people
Examples of glitz in a sentence
She grew tired of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life.
The casino was all glitz.
Origin and Etymology 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
Definition of glitz
: to make flashy or extravagant in appearance —often used with up <she got glitzed up for the party>
First Known Use of glitz
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