noun bau·ble \ˈb-bəl, ˈbä-\

: an inexpensive piece of jewelry

: a shiny ball that is hung on a Christmas tree as a decoration

Full Definition of BAUBLE

:  trinket 1
:  a fool's scepter
:  something of trifling appeal

Examples of BAUBLE

  1. <picked up some cheap baubles at the fair>

Origin of BAUBLE

Middle English babel, from Middle French
First Known Use: 14th century


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