[glits] /glɪts/ Slang.
ostentatious glitter or sophistication:
a cocktail lounge noted for its glitz.
verb (used with object)
to add a showy sophistication to (often followed by up):
They glitzed up the lobby with a couple of fountains and a birdcage.
(slang) ostentatious showiness; gaudiness or glitter
1977, a back-formation from glitzy.
High gaudy finish; flashy surface: some optional Hollywood glitz/ applied Vegas and hot tub glitz to the old Jack La Lanne
(also glitz up): the Pirates of Penzance newly glitzed (mid-1970s+)
[glit-uh-ree] /ˈglɪt ə ri/ adjective 1. ; sparkling.
[glit-see] /ˈglɪt si/ adjective, glitzier, glitziest. Slang. 1. pretentiously or tastelessly showy: a glitzy gown. /ˈɡlɪtsɪ/ adjective glitzier, glitziest 1. (slang) showily attractive; flashy or glittery adj. 1966, from Yiddish glitz “glitter,” from German glitzern “sparkle” (see glitter). adjective Blatantly scintillant; flashy; gaudy: and a glitzy sister who has backed into degeneracy [1966+; fr German […]
[glee-vee-tse] /gliˈvi tsɛ/ noun 1. a city in SW Poland. /Polish ɡliˈvitsɛ/ noun 1. an industrial city in S Poland. Pop: 197 874 (2007 est) German name Gleiwitz
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