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knickknack

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of knickknack

  1. a small object displayed for its attractiveness or interest <a variety of pretty porcelain knickknacks adorned the mantel> Synonyms bauble, bibelot, curio, curiosity, doodad, gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), gimcrack, kickshaw, novelty, ornamental, tchotchke, trinket Related Words bijouterie, bric-a-brac, gimcrackery, trinketry, trumpery, virtu (or vertu); bagatelle, trifle; figurine, objet d'art (also objet), ornament; keepsake, memento, souvenir; conversation piece; collectible (or collectable), collector's item



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