blingy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bling +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

blingy (comparative blingier, superlative blingiest)

  1. (slang) shiny, glittery
    • 2007, Bongani Madondo, Hot type: icons, artists, and god-figurines
      Kanye, who had a blingy neck chain with Jesus icon - a Jesus Christ with aquatic blue, diamond eyes - tried, unsuccessfully, to get the jeweller to turn Christ's eyes darker and the whole icon a shade darker than it was.
    • 2009 May 31, Christine Muhlke, “Cookbooks”, New York Times:
      Adam Perry Lang is at the opposite end of the grilling spectrum, a blingy S.U.V. to Mallmann’s muddy old Land Rover.