I. noun Etymology: perhaps modification of German glitzern to glitter, from Middle High German glitzen; akin to Old Norse glitra to glitter Date: 1971 extravagant showiness ; glitter, ostentationglitziness nounglitzy adjective II. transitive verb Date: 1956 to make flashy or extravagant in appearance — often used with up <
she got glitzed up for the party

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