Definition of Glitzy

1. Adjective. tasteless and showy ¹



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Definition of Glitzy

1. showy [adj GLITZIER, GLITZIEST] - See also: showy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glitzy

glitterier
glitteriest
glittering
glittering generalities
glittering generality
glitteringly
glitters
glittery
glitz
glitzed
glitzes
glitzier
glitziest
glitzily
glitzing
glitzy (current term)
gloak
gloam
gloaming
gloamings
gloams
gloat
gloated
gloater
gloaters
gloating
gloatingly
gloats
glob
global

Literary usage of Glitzy

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1. Cruising the Mexican Riviera and Baja: A Guide to the Ships & the Ports of Call by Larry Ludmer (2005)
"The Fantasy-class ships ushered in a new era of both size (ie, more facilities) and glitzy luxury that appeals to so many people. Paradise was the last ship ..."

2. Financial Investigations: A Financial Approach to Detecting and Resolving Crimesby Don Vogel by Don Vogel (1999)
"... lifetime of lodging rights at his glitzy Heritage USA theme park in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Between 1984 and 1987, 153000 partnerships were sold but ..."

3. Familiar Allusions: A Hand-book of Miscellaneous Information Including the by William Adolphus Wheeler, Charles Gardner Wheeler (1881)
"... Four summer weeks I dwelt in slight of thee: I Raw thee every day ; and :i 11 the while Thy form was sleeping on a glitzy st-a. ..."

4. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"It's not necessary to spend a great deal on a room if you choose a quaint hotel, rather than a glitzy complex with every imaginable amenity. ..."

5. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"This is not a glitzy, breezy work. Readers will see Crutcher at his best and worst, witness the highs and lows of his adolescence. ..."

6. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao by Lynne M. Sullivan (2002)
"... features a swim-up bar; the fitness center is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment; the 5000-square-foot glitzy casino hosts live entertainment. ..."

7. Midwest Methamphetamine Crisis: Developing a Plan for Federal, State & Local edited by John Ashcroft (2001)
"That is not the glitzy statute. 1 do not dismiss that count and I convict that person, that judge must sentence that person to at least 3 years real time in ..."

8. Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12by Cris Tovani by Cris Tovani (2004)
"Almost daily, my school mailbox is inundated with glitzy ads for expensive materials that promise to leave no teenager behind when it comes to understanding ..."

9. Cruising the Mexican Riviera and Baja: A Guide to the Ships & the Ports of Call by Larry Ludmer (2005)
"The Fantasy-class ships ushered in a new era of both size (ie, more facilities) and glitzy luxury that appeals to so many people. Paradise was the last ship ..."

10. Financial Investigations: A Financial Approach to Detecting and Resolving Crimesby Don Vogel by Don Vogel (1999)
"... lifetime of lodging rights at his glitzy Heritage USA theme park in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Between 1984 and 1987, 153000 partnerships were sold but ..."

11. Familiar Allusions: A Hand-book of Miscellaneous Information Including the by William Adolphus Wheeler, Charles Gardner Wheeler (1881)
"... Four summer weeks I dwelt in slight of thee: I Raw thee every day ; and :i 11 the while Thy form was sleeping on a glitzy st-a. ..."

12. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"It's not necessary to spend a great deal on a room if you choose a quaint hotel, rather than a glitzy complex with every imaginable amenity. ..."

13. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"This is not a glitzy, breezy work. Readers will see Crutcher at his best and worst, witness the highs and lows of his adolescence. ..."

14. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao by Lynne M. Sullivan (2002)
"... features a swim-up bar; the fitness center is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment; the 5000-square-foot glitzy casino hosts live entertainment. ..."

15. Midwest Methamphetamine Crisis: Developing a Plan for Federal, State & Local edited by John Ashcroft (2001)
"That is not the glitzy statute. 1 do not dismiss that count and I convict that person, that judge must sentence that person to at least 3 years real time in ..."

16. Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12by Cris Tovani by Cris Tovani (2004)
"Almost daily, my school mailbox is inundated with glitzy ads for expensive materials that promise to leave no teenager behind when it comes to understanding ..."

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