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novelty

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of novelty

  1. 1 the quality or appeal of being new <the novelty of having a cat wore off after the first time I had to change the litter box> Synonyms freshness, newness, originality Related Words hipness, trendiness; bizarreness, strangeness, unfamiliarity, unusualness; progressiveness; currentness, recentness, up-to-dateness; departure, divergence, innovation, offshoot, shoot Near Antonyms banality, commonness, familiarity; outdatedness, staleness

  2. 2 novelties pl  small useful items <travel kits filled with small bars of soap, a folding toothbrush, and other novelties> Synonyms etceteras, novelties, odds and ends, sundriesRelated Words baubles, bric-a-brac, gewgaws (also geegaws), knickknacks (also nicknacks), trinkets; gadgets, gimmicks, jiggers; hodgepodge, miscellany, variety

  3. 3 a small object displayed for its attractiveness or interest <a shop selling souvenirs, T-shirts, and assorted novelties for tourists passing through> Synonyms bauble, bibelot, curio, curiosity, doodad, gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), gimcrack, kickshaw, knickknack, ornamental, tchotchke, trinketRelated 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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