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
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Origin and Etymology of bauble
Middle English babel, from Middle French
First Known Use: 14th century
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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