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Turkish translation of “tinsel”


noun [U]     /ˈtɪnsəl/
long , shiny , coloured string , used as a decoration at Christmas (= a Christian holiday )
metal süs ipliği, duvak teli
Decorating or making something attractiveObjects and decorations connected with celebrations
(Definition of tinsel noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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