Tinseltown

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tinsel +‎ town

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Tinseltown

  1. (slang) Hollywood, especially its movie industry.
  2. (India, slang) The Bollywood movie industry.
    • 2012, James Lambert, “Beyond Hobson-Jobson: A new lexicography for Indian English”, in World Englishes[1], page 302:
      Bollywood is also very commonly known as both tinsel town and B-town, neither of which is listed in the dictionaries.