tinsel

Gaiety vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

gaiety | tinsel | Synonyms |

Gaiety is a synonym of tinsel.


As nouns the difference between gaiety and tinsel

is that gaiety is (uncountable)  the state of being happy while tinsel is a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As an adjective tinsel is

glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As a verb tinsel is

to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

Flashy vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

flashy | tinsel | Related terms |

Flashy is a related term of tinsel.


As adjectives the difference between flashy and tinsel

is that flashy is showy; visually impressive, attention-getting, or appealing while tinsel is glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As a noun tinsel is

a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As a verb tinsel is

to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

Clinquant vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

clinquant | tinsel |


As adjectives the difference between clinquant and tinsel

is that clinquant is glittery; dressed in, or overlaid with, tinsel finery while tinsel is glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As nouns the difference between clinquant and tinsel

is that clinquant is dutch metal while tinsel is a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As a verb tinsel is

to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

Tinsel vs Garland - What's the difference?

tinsel | garland |


As a noun tinsel

is a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As an adjective tinsel

is glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As a verb tinsel

is to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

As a proper noun garland is

for a maker or seller of garlands.

Sham vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

sham | tinsel | Related terms |

Sham is a related term of tinsel.


As a proper noun sham

is syria.

As a noun tinsel is

a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As an adjective tinsel is

glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As a verb tinsel is

to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

Bespangled vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

bespangled | tinsel | Related terms |

Bespangled is a related term of tinsel.


As verbs the difference between bespangled and tinsel

is that bespangled is (bespangle) while tinsel is to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

As a noun tinsel is

a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As an adjective tinsel is

glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

Pageantry vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

pageantry | tinsel | Related terms |

Pageantry is a related term of tinsel.


As nouns the difference between pageantry and tinsel

is that pageantry is a pageant; a colourful show or display, as in a pageant while tinsel is a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As an adjective tinsel is

glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As a verb tinsel is

to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

Garishness vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

garishness | tinsel | Related terms |

Garishness is a related term of tinsel.


As nouns the difference between garishness and tinsel

is that garishness is the quality of being garish while tinsel is a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As an adjective tinsel is

glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As a verb tinsel is

to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

Cheap vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

cheap | tinsel | Related terms |

Cheap is a related term of tinsel.


As nouns the difference between cheap and tinsel

is that cheap is trade; traffic; chaffer; chaffering while tinsel is a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As adjectives the difference between cheap and tinsel

is that cheap is low and/or reduced in price while tinsel is glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As verbs the difference between cheap and tinsel

is that cheap is (obsolete) to trade; traffic; bargain; chaffer; ask the price of goods; cheapen goods while tinsel is to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

As an adverb cheap

is cheaply.

Colourfulness vs Tinsel - What's the difference?

colourfulness | tinsel | Related terms |

Colourfulness is a related term of tinsel.


As nouns the difference between colourfulness and tinsel

is that colourfulness is while tinsel is a shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.

As an adjective tinsel is

glittering, later especially superficially so; gaudy, showy.

As a verb tinsel is

to adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.

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