Definitions

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  • adj. tasteless and showy

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Examples

  • It's also a big get for the New York Film Festival, which is renowned for its tastefully curated selection of films – 28 this year – but often loses out to the Cannes and Toronto film festivals in glitzy premieres.

    New York Film Festival Opens With 'Social Network'

  • TNT crew right at home in glitzy L.A. Special feature

    USATODAY.com - James, Anthony are primed to put on show

  • Glazer lived across the state in glitzy Palm Beach.

    USATODAY.com - Glazers 'perfect owners'

  • Hot Fuss, were the zippy new-wave beatfests full of ambiguous poetry about boyfriends and girlfriends, love and sex-in short, glitzy dance-floor fluff that sounded great after a Duran Duran hit.

    Dallas Observer | Complete Issue

  • Hot Fuss, were the zippy new-wave beatfests full of ambiguous poetry about boyfriends and girlfriends, love and sex - in short, glitzy dance-floor fluff that sounded great after a Duran Duran hit.

    Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Complete Issue

  • Less glitzy is Curtain Up, “The Internet Theater Magazine of Reviews, Features, Annotated Listings,” founded in 1996 by Elyse Sommer and (I’m guessing from the look of it) not significantly redesigned since then.

    Theatre on the Web

  • It's best known as a glitzy gambling haven, but Macau is now drawing the unwanted focus of rights groups after it passed a tough new security law and began blocking visitors from Hong Kong.

    Taipei Times

  • While many Christmas decorations are bright, sparkly and glitzy, that is not to the taste of everybody.

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • She chose to stay in East Tennessee to be with her parents and because she felt her "glitzy" life in Washington, D.C., didn't fit her anymore.

    Carolyn Jourdan biography

  • At Wembley, the Monarchs, who are owned by English showbiz agent Jon Smith, provide the kind of glitzy spectacle one might find at the Orange Bowl.

    Hold That Helmet Cam!

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