Definition of rhinestone
: a imitation stone of high luster made of glass, paste, or gem quartz
rhinestonedplay \-ˌstōnd\ adjective
Recent Examples of rhinestone from the Web
Heather Shaw had on her bronze dancing shoes with the rhinestone buckles.
The offerings were composed of Native American prints and patterns, denim — a quintessentially American fabric — and rhinestones to represent Hollywood glam.
Coal mining, celebrated with rhinestones and pageantry, is an enduring legacy rather than a thriving enterprise.
Any queen worth her weight in rhinestones should be on the pulse of anything new and hot coming from our community.
And cat-eye glasses — created to fit etchings and rhinestones on their edges — emerged.
Styled by THR power stylist Elizabeth Stewart, the actress and new mom paired her shimmery dress with a pair of rhinestone-adorned gold flat sandals from Aldo (available for $50 online).
Moore, the stepfather of Arreon Lackey, 18, and Antonio Lackey, 16, said Hobart police showed him a photograph of his son's watch, which had a white band and rhinestones around the silver face.
In the snaps, Bey is rocking a pair of glittery pink and gold sunglasses, colorful dangling rhinestone earrings and a shiny gold purse to accompany her festive pink patterned shirt and casual ripped jeans.
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Origin and Etymology of rhinestone
First Known Use: 1890See Words from the same year
RHINESTONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rhinestone for English Language Learners
: a small stone that is made to look like a diamond and that is used in jewelry or for decoration
RHINESTONE Defined for Kids
Definition of rhinestone for Students
: a small imitation gem used in jewelry or for decoration
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