Tinsel is a type of decoration, typically used at Christmas, which consists of thin strips of shiny metal foil attached to a long piece of thread.


Hermione Granger's cat Crookshanks was once seen wearing a string of tinsel around its neck, looking rather grumpy.[1]


Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 11 (The Firebolt)