Examples of knickknack in a Sentence
The shelves were filled with knickknacks.
a variety of pretty porcelain knickknacks adorned the mantel
Recent Examples of knickknack from the Web
The store sells an eclectic mix of pantry staples, soda, beer and wine, knickknacks and more.
Cabinets wrapping the hood hold cookbooks and knickknacks.
Attached to each restaurant is a general store that sells knickknacks such as toys and candy.
Among her specialties will be noodle dishes, meatballs, and curry dishes in a refined atmosphere filled with photos and knickknacks from Indonesia’s capital.
Eyes won’t know where to focus first as the rooms are overflowing with thousands of railroad knickknacks, a model train set and even an old Thomas the Tank Engine set for the kids to play with.
Pictures were coated in plastic and knickknacks displayed behind glass.
A beautiful painting covered the wall along the length of her bed; the bookshelf was adorned with books, knickknacks and childhood photos.
People browse the booths of arts and crafts and knickknacks and enjoy the food at the Anchorage Market and Festival in downtown Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, July 1, 2017.
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Origin and Etymology of knickknack
First Known Use: 1682See Words from the same year
Synonymsbauble, bibelot, curio, 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
KNICKKNACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of knickknack for English Language Learners
: a small object used for decoration
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