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gewgaw

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noun gew·gaw \ˈg(y)ü-(ˌ)gȯ\

Simple Definition of gewgaw

  • : a small thing that has little value

Full Definition of gewgaw

  1. :  a showy trifle :  bauble, trinket

Examples of gewgaw

  1. <had a shelf devoted just to gewgaws featuring his favorite team's mascot>



Variants of gewgaw

also gee·gaw \ˈjē-, ˈgē-\

Origin of gewgaw

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1529


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