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glitz

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noun \ˈglits\

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 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


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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


GLITZ Defined for English Language Learners

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glitz

play
noun \ˈglits\

Definition of glitz for English Language Learners

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



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