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curio

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of curio

  1. 1 a small object displayed for its attractiveness or interest be careful of the fragile curios on the end tables Synonyms of curio bauble, bibelot, knickknack, curiosity, doodad, gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), gimcrack, kickshaw, novelty, ornamental, tchotchke, trinketWords Related to curio bijouterie, 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

  2. 2 something strange or unusual that is an object of interest a museum's collection of curios brought back from the Far East by 19th-century traders Synonyms of curio curiosity, exotic, objet d'art (also objet), oddity, oddment, rarityWords Related to curio found object, objet trouvé; curiosa, ephemera, virtu (or vertu); marvel, prodigy, rara avis, rare bird, wonder; abnormality, anomaly, freak, monster, monstrosity; malformation, mutant, mutation



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