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clinquant

adjective clin·quant \ ˈkliŋ-kənt , klaⁿ-ˈkäⁿ \

Definition of clinquant

: glittering with gold or tinsel

Origin and Etymology of clinquant

Medieval French, from present participle of clinquer to glitter, literally, to clink, of imitative origin


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clinquant

noun

Definition of clinquant

: tinsel

Origin and Etymology of clinquant

French, from clinquant, adjective


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