Definition of knickknack
: a small trivial article usually intended for ornament
Examples of knickknack in a sentence
The shelves were filled with knickknacks.
<a variety of pretty porcelain knickknacks adorned the mantel>
Origin and Etymology of knickknack
reduplication of knack
First Known Use: 1682
KNICKKNACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of knickknack for English Language Learners
: a small object used for decoration
KNICKKNACK Defined for Kids
Definition of knickknack for Students
: a small ornamental object
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