bric-a-brac

noun
\ˈbri-kə-ˌbrak \
plural bric-a-brac

Definition of bric-a-brac 

1 : a miscellaneous collection of small articles commonly of ornamental or sentimental value : curios

2 : something suggesting bric-a-brac especially in extraneous decorative quality

First Known Use of bric-a-brac

1840, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bric-a-brac

French bric-à-brac

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bric-a-brac

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bric-a-brac

: small objects that are used for decoration and are not usually valuable

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