Definitions For Tinsel

noun

  • A thread with glittering metal foil attached
  • A showy decoration that is basically valueless
  • Thin strips of shiny metal or paper that are used as decoration
  • Something that seems attractive or appealing but is of little worth

verb

  • Interweave with tinsel
  • Adorn with tinsel
  • Impart a cheap brightness to

Is Tinsel a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
6
Words with Friends
8

The word Tinsel is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tinsel in a Sentence

  • I like to decorate the Christmas tree with tinsel.
  • He's not attracted to the tinsel and glitter of Hollywood.

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