from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of chachka.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a knickknack or trinket; a decorative item or souvenir of little value.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Yiddish) an inexpensive showy trinket
- n. (Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
First attested in American English in 1964: From Yiddish טשאַטשקע (tshatshke, "trinket"), from obsolete Polish czaczko; consider Russian цацка (cácka). (Wiktionary)