Tinseltown

noun
Tin·​sel·​town | \ ˈtin(t)-səl-ˌtau̇n How to pronounce Tinseltown (audio) also ˈtin-zəl- \

Definition of Tinseltown

: hollywood seduced by Tinseltown

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Tinseltown adjective

First Known Use of Tinseltown

1978, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Tinseltown was in 1978

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“Tinseltown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tinseltown. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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