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gimcrack

adjective

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gimcrack

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gimcrack

  1. a small object displayed for its attractiveness or interest a remarkable amount of money is spent on gimcracks and other unnecessary items each year that woman has enough gimcracks to fill up a novelty company's mail-order catalog Synonyms bauble, bibelot, curio, curiosity, doodad, gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), knickknack, kickshaw, novelty, ornamental, tchotchke, trinketRelated Words 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


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