HyperDic: tinsel

English > 5 senses of the word tinsel:
NOUNartifacttinsela showy decoration that is basically valueless
artifacttinsela thread with glittering metal foil attached
VERBpossessiontinselimpart a cheap brightness to
creationtinseladorn with tinsel
contacttinselinterweave with tinsel
tinsel > pronunciation
Soundstih'nsahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > tinsel: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA showy decoration that is basically valueless.
Example"all the tinsel of self-promotion "
Broaderdecoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
Adjectivestinsellyglittering with gold or silver
Verbstinseladorn with tinsel
tinselimpart a cheap brightness to
English > tinsel: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA thread with glittering metal foil attached.
Broaderthread, yarnA fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving
Spanishoropel
Adjectivestinsellyglittering with gold or silver
Verbstinselinterweave with tinsel
tinseladorn with tinsel
English > tinsel: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningImpart a cheap brightness to.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"his tinseled image of Hollywood"
Broaderlend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bringbestow a quality on
Spanishdar oropel
Nounstinsela showy decoration that is basically valueless
English > tinsel: 5 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningadorn with tinsel.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"snow flakes tinseled the trees"
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Spanishoropelar
Nounstinsela thread with glittering metal foil attached
tinsela showy decoration that is basically valueless
English > tinsel: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaninginterweave with tinsel.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"tinseled velvet"
Broaderweave, interweaveInterlace by or as if by weaving
Spanishoropelar
Nounstinsela thread with glittering metal foil attached

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