Tinseltown NOUN derogatory the superficially glamorous world of Hollywood and its film industry.

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  • Tinseltown — ist eine spöttische Bezeichnung für Hollywood und die dazugehörige Filmindustrie. Im Englischen bedeutet tinsel etwa so viel wie Flitter, Lametta, Tand oder wertloser Schmuck. Tinseltown kann man daher etwa als Stadt des oberflächlichen Glitzers… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tinseltown — [Tin seltoun΄] name for HOLLYWOOD, Calif …   English World dictionary

  • Tinseltown — noun Date: 1978 Hollywood < seduced by Tinseltown > • Tinseltown adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tinseltown — [[t]tɪ̱ns(ə)ltaʊn[/t]] N PROPER People sometimes refer to Hollywood as Tinseltown, especially when they want to show that they disapprove of it or when they are making fun of it …   English dictionary

  • Tinseltown — n. Hollywood, California. □ inseltown is a very glitzy place. □ She’s talented and has her eye on Tinseltown …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Tinseltown — /tin seuhl town /, n. Informal. Hollywood, California, as a center of the movie industry. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tinseltown — noun Hollywood, especially its movie industry …   Wiktionary

  • Tinseltown — Tin|sel|town a humorous informal name for ↑Hollywood, which is used to give the idea that people in Hollywood care only about ↑glamour and the way things look, and not about anything serious …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tinseltown — Tin|sel|town [ tınsl,taun ] HUMOROUS HOLLYWOOD …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Tinseltown — Hollywood, California …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games