Definitions For Tinsel


  • 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


  • 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

Words with Friends

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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