bling bling

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EtymologyEdit

From Jamaican slang, a sound suggested by the quality of light reflected by diamonds, adopted by American rappers. Compare words of similar sound and meaning: blink, blinding, blank.

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bling bling ‎(uncountable)

  1. (slang) Shiny jewelry that displays wealth, such as a diamond ring or a stylish gold necklace or bracelet.

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  • (jewelry displaying wealth): bling

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