Synonyms of tinsel in English:

tinsel


See definition of tinsel

noun

1‘fairy lights and tinsel hung from the ceiling’

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spangle, glitter, metallic yarn

rare clinquant

2‘his taste for the tinsel of the art world’

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ostentation, showiness, show, showing off, ostentatiousness, pretentiousness, pretension, vulgarity, conspicuousness, obtrusiveness, display, flamboyance, gaudiness, garishness, tawdriness, meretriciousness, brashness, loudness, extravagance, ornateness, theatricality

kitschness, affectation, bad taste, tastelessness, self-advertisement, exhibitionism, flaunting

informal flashiness, flash, flashness, glitz, glitziness, ritziness, swankiness, swank, splashiness


adjective

1‘Hollywood and its tinsel stardom’

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ostentatious, pretentious, showy, conspicuous, obtrusive, flamboyant, gaudy, garish, tawdry, meretricious, trashy, brash, vulgar, loud, extravagant, fancy, ornate, affected, theatrical, overdone, over-elaborate

kitsch, tasteless

informal flash, flashy, over the top, OTT, glitzy, ritzy, swanky, splashy

North American informal superfly, bling-bling, dicty