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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Clin"quant
Glittering; dressed in, or overlaid with, tinsel finery.

Etymology: F

noun Clin"quant
Tinsel; Dutch gold.
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  1. Glittering with gold or silver

From French, from clinquer (“to clink”), from Dutch klinken, of imitative origin.

  1. Dutch metal

Fun Facts about the name Clinquant

  • How unique is the name Clinquant? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Clinquant was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Clinquant: Your name in reverse order is Tnauqnilc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uaqinntcl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Clinquant born Jul 5, 1937

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 1375. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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