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Attractive in a showy and often superficial way.‘glitzy hotel restaurants’
elaborate, ornate, ornamented, ornamental, decorated, decorative, adorned, embellished, intricate, baroque, rococo, fussy, busyView synonyms
- ‘The glitzy banner adorning the incomplete wall has four large Chinese characters.’
- ‘They are successful enough to switch their mobiles off at the weekend and prefer hanging out with good friends to glitzy bars and restaurants.’
- ‘She wore glitzy plastic bracelets around her wrists and cute smilies dangled from her ears.’
- ‘Its dubious merits and glitzy, vacuous plot aside, it is a film, on one level at least, about having everything and feeling nothing.’
- ‘And she brought this glitzy top… Do you think a feather boa would look right?’
- ‘So, despite all those glitzy hotels, it will be months before the destination as a whole feels remotely elegant.’
- ‘Wear an embellished belt or glitzy cuffs with a plain knit or skirt, and use black to counterbalance an opulent shoe or bag.’
- ‘The supermarket, still in process of refurbishment, has re-opened its glitzy new coffee shop, so I took my lunch there.’
- ‘However, there's a lot more to staging a concert for 35,000 people than just conjuring up a glitzy stage.’
- ‘The weekend is downsized to being a jazzy, glitzy flamboyant festival.’
- ‘Optical showrooms have turned snazzy, and their interiors and exteriors glitzy.’
- ‘All tickets are booked, the glitzy hotel has been booked, and I will be flying up there this Friday, around mid day.’
- ‘Want to know what is happening behind the scenes in the glitzy world of Bollywood and Hollywood?’
- ‘What a contrast it was to get back to our grotty hotel after such a glitzy day.’
- ‘Too often the originality has been squeezed out of the shows, leaving a hollow, albeit glitzy, commercial juggernaut.’
- ‘On the other hand, we see a different picture, in which youngsters go overboard about fashion and a glitzy life style.’
- ‘Maybe I'll get to wear a fancy frock and go to a glitzy ceremony in LA.’
- ‘If you're wondering where I am tonight, I'll be in my hometown's premiere glitzy theatre, living the dream here.’
- ‘Even the state's lack of glitzy metropolitan areas contributes to its appeal.’
- ‘Many have been immortalised on film, from the glitzy hustle of Las Vegas to the wintry baroque of Prague.’
1960s (originally a North American usage): from glitter, suggested by ritzy, and perhaps also by German glitzerig ‘glittering’.
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