Clinquant meaning

klĭngkənt, klăɴ-käɴ
Glittering with gold or tinsel.
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Imitation gold leaf; tinsel; glitter.
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Glittering with or as with gold or silver; tinseled.
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Imitation gold leaf; tinsel.
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Glittery; dressed in, or overlaid with, tinsel finery.

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Dutch metal.
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Origin of clinquant

  • French glistening, tinkling present participle of obsolete clinquer to clink perhaps from Middle Dutch klinken clink1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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