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1. tinsel

noun. ['ˈtɪnsəl'] a thread with glittering metal foil attached.

Synonyms

  • yarn

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • improperness

Etymology

  • étincelle (French)
  • estancele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Tinsel

  • sinsel
  • kinsell
  • kinsel

Sentences with tinsel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Glue the tinsel to the inside cover of the box on the edges.

2. tinsel

noun. ['ˈtɪnsəl'] a showy decoration that is basically valueless.

Synonyms

  • ornament
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • impropriety
  • ill nature
  • maleficence

Etymology

  • étincelle (French)
  • estancele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. tinsel

verb. ['ˈtɪnsəl'] interweave with tinsel.

Synonyms

  • weave

Antonyms

  • awkwardness
  • natural object

Etymology

  • étincelle (French)
  • estancele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. tinsel

verb. ['ˈtɪnsəl'] adorn with tinsel.

Synonyms

  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • uglify
  • understate
  • disinherit
  • go

Etymology

  • étincelle (French)
  • estancele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. tinsel

verb. ['ˈtɪnsəl'] impart a cheap brightness to.

Synonyms

  • bring
  • lend
  • bestow
  • contribute
  • add

Antonyms

  • repel
  • take
  • borrow
  • decrease

Etymology

  • étincelle (French)
  • estancele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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