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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sparing in use of food or drink

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