Commentary: Notes: may be used metaphorically. Syntax includes: NP1[agent] TINSEL NP2[destination] (PP[theme]) NP1[theme] TINSEL NP2[destination]
The melting ice pack tinseled the walls of rock with waterfalls that looked like threads of silver.
Jazz buff Eastwood also tinseled the soundtrack with versions of some of Mercer's best-known songs.
Millions of obsequious cousins were tinseling the town with annoying cheer.
'Sandy' is tinseling the tree in anger.
This is like morning sunshine tinselling the dew.
The luminous nature of the torrents tinseled the forest.
Mountain goat hair tinseled the low bushes all around.
A bearded man with a purple scar tinseling the side of his face arrived.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2
Commentary: Syntax includes: Notes: no non-adjectival examples found.
John bought some tinseled velvet.
*the weaver tinseled the rug with silver threads.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3