glitz


glitz
/glits/, Slang.
n.
1. ostentatious glitter or sophistication: a cocktail lounge noted for its glitz.
v.t.
2. to add a showy sophistication to (often fol. by up): They glitzed up the lobby with a couple of fountains and a birdcage.
[1970-75; perh. b. GLITTER and RITZ]

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