noun \ˈtriŋ-kət\

: a piece of jewelry or an ornament that has little value

Full Definition of TRINKET

:  a small ornament (as a jewel or ring)
:  a small article of equipment
:  a thing of little value :  trifle

Examples of TRINKET

  1. <the top of his desk was littered with trinkets that were collected as souvenirs from various vacations>

Origin of TRINKET

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1527

Rhymes with TRINKET


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