from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Ostentatious showiness; flashiness: "a garish barrage of show-biz glitz” ( Peter G. Davis).
- transitive v. To invest with an ostentatiously showy quality: "have started to glitz up their shows with filmed backdrops” ( Bill Barol).
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- n. garish, brilliant showiness
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- n. tasteless showiness
In fact, the term glitz was once associated with what has been referred to as 'Polish taste' or 'Jewish taste' - very politically incorrect terms nowadays...so always say glitz instead - unless you are ever on Letterman or Oprah.
Troesh says in his press information, that as an actor/writer/director with a disability, he's learned to use comedy to show his truth, how he succeeds in a world where glitz is often chosen over substance.
But underneath the glitz is a bunch of working stiffs who are either just trying to get the job done, or hacks who get their original ideas by ripping off other hacks.
"I was contacted by 'Toddlers & Tiaras' because they found out Madi does glitz, which is a different pageant than what we do around home," said her mother, Heather Wooldridge.
She loved the "glitz" that came with her fund - raising work, and was proud of the fact she had met celebrities, members of the royal family and government ministers, and was the subject of a BBC documentary, Nicole's Story, in 2009.
And as the above references to "glitz" and "glamor" suggest, Edwards wants this contest with Obama to shape up as, "Who can best deliver change -- a lover or a fighter?" print share
I hate jokes ... but last time I checked a FOUR HUNDRED DOLLAR hair cut is the definition of "glitz" and "glamor".
Being a huge Zepplin/Jimmy page fan, this interview, minus any kind of glitz or glamour, is solid gold.
Brown: Don't fall for Tory 'glitz' (From Wimbledon Guardian)
For the most part they are well-to-do, porkchop people (those that wouldn't have anyone paying attention to them unless they tied a porkchop around their neck) or those that want to be where the "glitz" is.