trinketry

noun

trin·​ket·​ry ˈtriŋ-kə-trē How to pronounce trinketry (audio)
: small items of personal ornament

Examples of trinketry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Blondey is also known for his trinketry, and this week debuted a fine jewelry line with the legendary Stephen Webster, who is also chairman of the House of Garrard. Vogue, 20 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trinketry was in 1810

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“Trinketry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trinketry. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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