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Gary Glitter

The anus, when used in reference to anal sex. Primarily heard in US, Australia, South Africa.
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All that glitters is not gold,

 and All that glistens is not gold.
Prov. Just because something looks attractive does not mean it is genuine or valuable. (Often said as a warning.) Hollywood may look like an exciting place to live, but I don't think you should move there. All that glitters is not gold. I know Susie is popular and pretty, but don't befooled by that. All that glitters is not gold.
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glitter with something

1. to sparkle with something. Her earrings glittered with many tiny diamonds. The tree glittered with tiny ice crystals.
2. [for eyes] to shine with a strong emotion. Her eyes glittered with anger. The eyes of the great beast glittered with ravenous hunger.
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All that glistens/glitters is not gold.

  (British, American & Australian) also All that glisters is not gold. (British literary)
something that you say to warn someone that sometimes people or things that appear attractive have no real value This film has an all-star cast, but all that glisters is not gold. It fails because of its weak story.
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all that glitters is not gold

Something attractive is not always what it seems, as in This house is really beautiful, but a close look will show dry rot near the foundation-all that glitters is not gold . Aesop stated the same idea in two of his fables (c. 600 b.c.), and a version close to the current wording appeared in 1175.
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Each of the six movements explores a specific mood and musical texture, from the charming and ebullient Presto, which Carlock executes with sparkling accuracy (she's even more glitteringly pin-sharp in the finale, a thrilling, fully-fledged Fugue), to the gloweringly dramatic Rhapsodie, with its programmatic reference to Dante's Inferno.
The WRU, being an understanding sort of employer, let him break his contract and gave him a glitteringly golden handshake.
Often its scoring is glitteringly pointillistic, putting immense responsibility on the many solo instruments it highlights in passing, all brilliantly conveyed by the CBSO players under conductor Hans Graf's tight, clear beat.
Laura said: "I'd set my heart on mosaic tiles, particularly the metallic ones which I'd seen looking glitteringly glamorous in the shop's window display.
Inside, the marble theme continues through imposing foyers and sweeping staircases, glitteringly chandeliered, leading the visitor into a welcoming auditorium which must surely be among the most accommodating in the world.
All around the living rooms are plaques, cups and minuettes glitteringly celebrating her many achievements.
Unicorn horns, 'mermaid' skeletons, glitteringly beautiful minerals, fossils, homunculi preserved forever in glass bottles, corals in fantastic shapes, stuffed crocodiles, death masks, erotica carved in ivory or moulded in gold and silver, clocks, musical instruments embellished with carved heads of beautiful women along with hundreds of other things, all found their way into the cabinets of the wealthy.
The arrival of the White Witch's glitteringly skeletal sleigh is as good as ever along with two superbly arrogant reindeers (Tom Jude and Mitchell Moreno) who scent the frozen air redolent with magical Turkish Delight.
Birmingham's glitteringly restored canal network, of which Brindleyplace and Gas Street Basin are the centrepieces, quite simply put Navigli to shame.
Solos in this glitteringly exposed masterpiece were given with confidence, and control fro m scudding strings was exemplary in Tortelier's delicately understated reading - even the massive brass climax was more effective for restraint.