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English definition of “glitzy”


adjective     /ˈɡlɪ
having a fashionable appearance intended to attract attention: He celebrated his birthday at a glitzy party in Beverly Hills.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off glitz     /ɡlɪts/ noun [U] The party's electoral message may be obscured by the glitz and glamour of its presentation.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
(Definition of glitzy adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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