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A bracelet containing many small gems, usually diamonds, linked together in a narrow chain.
- ‘She wore a little diamond tennis bracelet.’
- ‘The woman pointed proudly to the tennis bracelet in its red case.’
- ‘I'm going to pick up my wife's tennis bracelet.’
- ‘He buys his wife a tennis bracelet.’
- ‘A woman sees a beautiful tennis bracelet in a jewellery store window.’
- ‘The diamonds dripping from her tennis bracelet were clinking together softly.’
- ‘He had given her a lover's bracelet, which was similar to a diamond tennis bracelet except that each letter of her name was etched in the stones.’
- ‘She decided the rhinestones were completely wrong, fastening on a single onyx tennis bracelet instead.’
- ‘Now she has a plain pair of studs in her ears, and a gold tennis bracelet.’
- ‘I'm sorry about not getting you that diamond tennis bracelet, but I'm saving up for your engagement ring.’
- ‘She slid a rhinestone tennis bracelet on her slim wrist.’
- ‘Her hand unconsciously shifted the diamond tennis bracelet back and forth over her slender wrist.’
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