Examples of curio in a Sentence
She loves to browse the shops in small towns, looking for curios.
be careful of the fragile curios on the end tables
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Her curio shop at the edge of Tijuana's Mercado de Artesanias has seen few customers in recent years.
As usual, sales were generally less frenetic at Frieze Masters, but a recreation of the curio-cluttered studio of the British Pop artist Peter Blake by the London dealer Waddington Custot proved popular.
The curio cabinet that the gun was taken from was only slightly ajar.
Edouart Duval-Carrié’s Memory windows incorporate themes from the curio cabinet, also part of the exhibition.
Now Martin, 56, can focus on her original store, a veritable walk-through curio cabinet with merchandise hanging on or pressed against boldly painted crimson, violet and teal walls.
Cyber Owls: Hilariously, UFO 50 includes one intentionally bad game as a tribute to the bizarre NES curio Cheetahmen.
But all this fuss over its mysterious release has turned it into a genuine curio, the kind of potential camp-fest that will be remembered for years simply because of the circumstances of its production.
Franklin said, pointing to a wood curio cabinet against a sliver of wall that divides the wide hallway from the living and dining spaces.
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Origin and Etymology of curio
First Known Use: 1849See Words from the same year
Synonymsbauble, bibelot, knickknack, curiosity, doodad, gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), gimcrack, kickshaw, novelty, ornamental, tchotchke, trinket
Related Wordsbijouterie, 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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