The little gold stringy things you put on your christmas tree.
by Big AL September 27, 2003
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noun; unwanted manscape trimmings.
verb; to tinsel is to transfer unwanted manscape trimmings onto another during relations, as if to put tinsel on a christmas tree.
OMG, Peter didn't shower after manscaping and totally tinseled me. It killed the moment....

And itched.
by KatCarMan December 6, 2008
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Something sparkling or showy but basically valueless. Gaudy, showy, and basically blong.
~Didya see that thang on her finger?
~Tinsel. I bet her piece got it from a quarter machine, and said "Baby I got you this dyemond.
by gRiTa July 7, 2005
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Worthless, wretched, useless, pointless. Derived from the silver, metallic strands that are strewn about during the holiday season; which are completely pointless and horribly messy. Used to describe someone's/thing's behaviour and/or actions.
"Did you see whast the boss was doing? He was totally organizing the damaged merchandise."-Employee 1
"Yeah, he's such a tool."-Employee 2
"He's very tinsel."-Employee 1
by Billy the Bully February 14, 2009
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Cheap jewelry. Fake "bling". Quarter machine specials....
"that chics ring was totally tinsel"
by Joebo July 11, 2005
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when gray hair starts to creep into the hair on your head.
I got a haircut the other day to take out some of the tinsel.
by freq May 18, 2007
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a person who is flashy but worthless, similar to what a tool is.
Derrick thinks he is a pimp, but he's really a tinsel.
by Verum July 2, 2006
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