- Expensive, ostentatious clothing and jewellery: look at the bling he’s already wearing on his left armMore example sentences
- His penchant for fast cars, castles, horses, jets, yachts, game lodges and bling is well chronicled.
- A word about the costumes, though; far too much bling.
- There are no sharp suits, palatial estates or sports cars; young punks are wearing the same shirt for several days rather than flashing bling.
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- Denoting expensive, ostentatious clothing or jewellery, or the style or materialistic attitudes associated with them: the bling lifestyle of diamond rings, flashy cars, and champagneMore example sentences
- The president's aggressively right-wing political and financial agenda - and his bling-bling lifestyle - has proved a godsend for comedians.
- Its Christmas party dresses were too bling for my liking, while its Christmas ad campaign, veered into naff territory.
- That black fedora really suits her, but it doesn't mix well with the hippie necklaces and bling watch.
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- You've managed to deliver a stylish smartphone that does not need to be the lightest, the thinnest, or the blingiest in the world in order to grab one's attention.
- This handbag is blingier and bigger than the last version.
- He presented her with a deed in her name for a 1,000 acre ranch and with the blingiest necklace I have ever seen.
1990s: perhaps imitative of light reflecting off jewellery, or of jewellery clashing together.
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