blingy

adjective \ ˈbliŋ-ē \

Definition of blingy

blingier; -est
informal
:characterized by bling :extravagantly flashy or showy
  • The second trend is … increasingly large wheels, especially on S.U.V.’s, associated with the blingiest manifestations of hip-hop style.
  • —Rob WalkerNew York Times Magazine17 June 2007
  • Their blingy flings are not celebrations of accomplishment; they’re celebrations of self.
  • —Ana Marie CoxTime24 Apr. 2006
  • … a blingy hotel lobby …
  • —Tom WolfeI Am Charlotte Simmons2005
  • Here are two watches that have it all. They’re chunky without being clunky, blingy without being over-the-top …
  • —Oprah WinfreyO, The Oprah MagazineAugust 2007
  • ‘Were you looking for something understated or a little more … blingy?’
  • —Michael ObioraBlack Shoes2009
  • We meet Will, a blingy ex-insurance agent …
  • —Tanner StranskyEntertainment Weekly20 July 2007

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First Known Use of blingy

2003


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