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  • adj. Decorated with spangles; sparkly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling, or consisting of, spangles; glittering.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling spangles; having the glittering effect produced by many bright points.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. covered with beads or jewels or sequins


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  • I dreamt last night that I went out for a drink with biscuitware and that halfway through the night he suddenly jumped up from his seat to perform an all-singing all-dancing musical number, accompanied by a well-rehearsed large chorus all in spangly costume.

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  • However the presenters told the officers that all they were carrying were hairbrushes, plastic walkie-talkies and blue "spangly" hairdryers, as they recreated a scene from the popular children's how Dork Hunters. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • One reviewer has used the word 'spangly'; I only wish I had thought of it first.

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  • La Klum herself is in New Balance along with a spangly black jumpsuit.

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  • Following last Saturday's spangly Strictly Come Dancing launch show – featuring a youthful Dolly Parton who resembles an albino velociraptor in HD – we must wait a further two rehearsal weeks to see the actual show.

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  • Karl Lagerfeld, a special case if ever there was one, tippy-toed down the aisle in the space shuttle mise-en-scène of his Chanel show, acknowledging applause, oblivious to the fact that while he may have unleashed a number of spangly dresses, which were indeed heavenly, there were a number of heavily encrusted numbers that remained stubbornly earthbound.

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  • Tyrant in that spangly Thing 1/Thing 2 Vegas get-up with the red feather headdress will always sum up TOP MODEL to me.

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  • Anita Khalwat wears heavy makeup, fake eyelashes, and a green spangly head scarf, loose dress, and pants fit for an Afghan wedding.

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  • Â But, among the archetypes we find the most puzzling of all the quirky AC supers: Â Beautie, a human-sized doll in a spangly pink costume, whose superhuman strength tends to put her (somewhat disconcertingly) right in the middle of the punching action, sort of like Wonder WomanÂhad she beenÂcreated by Andy Warhol.

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  • Maybe, as they take Tiffin on the 9th hole and congratulate themselves on their new jobs, they should reflect on the so-called “Best Value” part of their spangly new “Citizen Focus” tactical delivery plan.

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