This page is about the slang term bling
Meaning: flashy jewellery worn to create the impression of wealth
- Check out all the bling around that guy's neck. It must weigh a ton!
- Most people have gold bling or silver bling, but they don't usually mix it up.
"bling-bling" means the same thing
Origin: Originally used in U.S. hip-hop and rap culture, and possibly derived from the sound of heavy necklaces hitting one another.
Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
If someone wears a lot of bling, they want to
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Contributor: Matt Errey