Definition of "tinselled" [tinselled]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of tinsel. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tinselled" in a sentence
  • "Or tinselled crowns, for forms that sensed no haloes"
  • "Yes, a lie, turned topsy – turvy, can be prinked and tinselled out, decked in plumage new and fine, till none knows its lean old carcass."
  • "I say impotent, for I observe that to such grievances as society cannot readily cure, it usually forbids utterance, on pain of its scorn: this scorn being only a sort of tinselled cloak to its deformed weakness."
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