trinkums

plural noun

trin·​kums
ˈtriŋkəmz
variants or less commonly trinkum-trankums
¦⸗kəm¦traŋkəmz

Word History

Etymology

trinkums alteration (influenced by Latin nouns ending in -um) of trinkets; trinkum-trankums reduplication of trinkums

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“Trinkums.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trinkums. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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