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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, loudness, brashness, meretriciousness, tawdriness, glitznoun

    tasteless showiness


  1. glitznoun

    garish, brilliant showiness

  2. Etymology: Back-formation from glitzy, in turn from glitzern. Cognate with Old Norse glitra/glita and Gothic 0332033B03390344033C033F033D033E0330033D.


  1. glitz

    Glitz is a term used to describe extravagant but superficial display or glamour, often characterized by ornate or flashy decoration and showiness. It typically lacks depth or substance and is designed to impress or attract attention.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glitz in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glitz in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of glitz in a Sentence

  1. Martellus Bennett:

    At this point, I think if you're being silent, you're being dishonest, and we can be silenced no more because we're living in this reality where I can't hide behind the logo on my helmet. I can't hide behind the shield. I can't hide behind the glamor and glitz of the NFL.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    You had on that stage very strong candidates, and if you were to take away the glitz and the buzz and all the smoke, you would have seen the strongest field of candidate the Republicans have had in 30 years.

  3. Paul Dergarabedian:

    The Oscars will always be a part of the glitz and glamor of Hollywood, the difference may come in the way that the' bump' they provide is measured ; whether in box office dollars, streaming views, video sales and rentals or social media likes.

  4. Tim Tebow:

    Obviously someone that I’m extremely attracted to, but I think there has to be more there, there has to be depth, you have to have similar beliefs, you have to have chemistry, character, but there has to be something more than just glitz and glamour.

  5. Cherie Currie:

    Our darling mother Marie Harmon was a fantastic comedic actress! She never shared her movies with us kids. Had I known the great stock I came from I would have taken myself seriously as an actor, though she gave up the glitz to have us kids she never lost the glamour. A true star to the end and we will miss her beauty and wit every single day.

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    the act of carrying something
    A conceal
    B inspire
    C carry
    D moan

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