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tinselnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtɪn.səl/
long pieces of thin, shiny material used as decoration, especially at Christmas: a Christmas tree decorated with tinsel disapproving something, especially the entertainment business or someone's way of living, that seems exciting and attractive, but is really of low quality or value: The show was all tinsel and glitter.
tinselly
adjective uk   us   /-i/
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