giftware

noun

gift·​ware ˈgift-ˌwer How to pronounce giftware (audio)
: wares or goods suitable for gifts

Examples of giftware in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first was a limited edition giftware pattern introduced in 1969; the second was produced from 1970 to 1971 and has a rich background color; the third, made from 1971 to 1974, was more stylized and had a white background. Tribune News Service, al, 19 June 2022 The company was sold to a giftware brand conglomerate in the early 1990s, and the original hand craftsmanship went into decline. oregonlive, 2 Apr. 2022 Jim, now a legend in the giftware industry, spent years developing his craft. Taylor Fischetto, Country Living, 11 Nov. 2021 The gallery specializes in custom framing, original fine art and giftware. Brittany McGee, ajc, 8 Aug. 2021 By 1970, Caufield's was into wholesale giftware, selling primarily to buyers for hospital gift shops. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 22 Oct. 2019 Many of the vendors featured clothing, jewelry, giftware and handbags. Samantha Esquivel, Orange County Register, 22 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of giftware was in 1904

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“Giftware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/giftware. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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