Synonyms and Antonyms of kickshaw

  1. 1 a small object displayed for its attractiveness or interest a display case in the antiques shop filled with costume jewelry and various kickshaws from the 1920s Synonyms bauble, bibelot, curio, curiosity, doodad, gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), gimcrack, knickknack, 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

  2. 2 something that is pleasing to eat because it is rare or a luxury the company's holiday party always features an array of artfully confected kickshaws Synonyms bit, cate [archaic], dainty, delectable, goody (or goodie), delicacy, tidbit (also titbit), treat, viandRelated Words morsel; candy, dessert, junket, sweet, sweetmeat

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