Translation of "tinsel" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈtɪn.səl/ us

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

oropel, relumbrón
The show was all tinsel and glitter.
tinselly adjective uk /-i/ us

(Translation of “tinsel” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈtinsəl/

a sparkling, glittering substance used for decoration

The Christmas tree was decorated with tinsel.
tinselly adjective

como de oropel; llamativamente

(Translation of “tinsel” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)