- n. Plural form of gewgaw.
“What women see in such gewgaws is a puzzler to me.”
“She carries many other items as well, intriguing tchatkas and gewgaws, a few clothes, house and garden items even.”
“The Ladies' Market is popular with both locals and tourists looking for products such as clothing, toys and gewgaws.”
“The Ladies' Market, where the fire broke out, runs along Fa Yuen Street and is popular among both locals and tourists looking for bargains in clothing, toys and gewgaws.”
“Why use this when Picasa offers a whole panoply of filters and gewgaws.”
“The fear expressed by some – Donaldson among them – has been that visual gewgaws and interactive gimmicks will distract children from the written word.”
“More promotional stuff for The Red Tree, and it's actually rather fun, putting these peculiar artifacts and metafictional gewgaws together.”
“The multifaceted New York-based musician is renowned for his kaleidoscopic array of gewgaws and gadgets repurposed for performances by a one-man gonzo orchestra with occasional guests and audience participation.”
“An economy that is dependent on people buying things they don't need, ever new gewgaws and gadgets, with money they don't have, is not worth saving.”
“This is, after all, a workie with access to a lot more ormolu gewgaws and Georgian plate than most and Granny and Grandpa can't leave everything to the corgis.”
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words I saw while reading the Bike Snob
A selection of words from the epic by Victor Hugo
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