bling bling

Definition(s):

  • (n) flashy, ostentatious jewelry

Usage(s):

  1. Urban style hounds check HypeBeast every day for the latest news on limited-edition sneakers, hats, jeans, shades and other coveted bling.
  2. Gaians can earn gold to bling out their avatars, simply by playing games, posting messages and clicking through the site.
  3. In the past five years, we've seen bling-bling luxury evolve into more personal luxury.

News

  1. 'The Bling Ring' needs to examine the cost of its characters' criminal exploits more deeply

    'The Bling Ring' is based on a true story about a group of teenagers who robbed the homes of celebrities.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. Review: 'The Bling Ring'

    The Bling Ring, Sofia Coppola's acerbically arresting fifth feature, is a tasty contradiction: a clear-eyed, empathetic look at people the movie doesn't even pretend you can like. It's a true-life drama of American youth culture gone mad. Based on a 2010 Vanity Fair article by Nancy Jo Sales, the film tells the story of a pack of L.A. teenagers (four girls and one boy) who in 2008 began to break ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. 'Bling Ring': When Fame-Obsessed Teens Go Rogue

    As with many of Sofia Coppola's films, it's the quiet mundanity of The Bling Ring that really hits home. Based on a Vanity Fair article, the story follows a group of privileged but troubled teens as they rob the homes of various Hollywood A-listers.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "The inspiration for Lollipop Bling was Nick's marriage proposal to me. He first surprised me with a ring-pop - romantic, fun and young-at-heart - like me," 40-year-old Carey said.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Mariah Carey Source: Oneindia

  2. "It means I get to bling this thing," Tyree said.
    on May 29, 2008 By: David Tyree Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This is a great day for everyone in Red Sox Nation because this is a day to celebrate what a remarkable season the team had, and I can't wait for the players to see the bling," said Red Sox co-owner Tom Werner.
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Tom Werner Source: Boston Channel.com

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