Definition of bauble
1 : trinket 1 He affixed the bauble, with a kiss, upon her middle finger … — Elinor Wylie
3 : something of trifling appeal
4 British : ornament; specifically : a Christmas ornament Our tree was decorated, most tastefully, with apt baubles bought from Georg Jensen. — Geoffrey Wolff
Examples of bauble in a Sentence
picked up some cheap baubles at the fair
Recent Examples of bauble from the Web
The museum decorated the main exhibit hall with holiday decorations, including several Christmas trees, baubles, and garland.
But the moment in time didn't stop there: a wash of coppered eye shadow—framed by a characteristic power brow—was given a girlish vibe by way of glitzy baubles at ear-level and a swipe of bubblegum pink lipstick.
Since then, Kardashian has revamped her online presence, emphasizing family photos over flashy baubles.
The value of all the gold that’s ever been mined (and which mostly still exists in the form of baubles,...
There will be no more baubles: no whalebone dress or flashy silver ribbons for that bonnet (poor thing!).
Iole is a vivacious performer, no question, but Hogenmiller leached likeability from the character, leaving only Cunegonde's insatiable weakness for baubles and riches.
From emerging designers to historical treasures, the latest red carpet trends, the best bridal baubles and engagement rings, it can all be found on her glamorous and dynamic site.
The balmy weather and brilliant coastal beaches added their own charms, and the shabby baubles and ticky-tacky architecture of modern industrial tourism were born.
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Origin and Etymology of bauble
Middle English babel, from Middle French
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
BAUBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bauble for English Language Learners
: an inexpensive piece of jewelry
: a shiny ball that is hung on a Christmas tree as a decoration
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