Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of tchotchke.

Etymologies

From Yiddish, from Polish. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Veracruz City's Plaza de Armas or z√≥calo is alive with smiling people and food, chotchke and balloon vendors.

    There's a lot to see and do in Veracruz, Mexico

  • He describes himself sitting in a room with five children, aged ten to twelve, showing them a Taiwanese water dipping bird toy -- the little chotchke that tips back and forth into a well of water as though it's drinking.

    Susan Stiffelman: Education, Seth Godin, Factory Workers and the Taiwanese Water Bird

  • This market is filled with a gazillion vendors selling everything from Charro (cowboy) gear, huarache sandals and sarapes to cheap chinese imports, pirated dvds and sneakers, a full selection of warm climate birds, a bazillion food stands, jewelry and home decor chotchke stalls, all manner of fresh produce and home remedy medicines.

    Daily Slurp Gallery

  • (cowboy) gear, huarache sandals and sarapes to cheap chinese imports, pirated dvds and sneakers, a full selection of warm climate birds, a bazillion food stands, jewelry and home decor chotchke stalls, all manner of fresh produce and home remedy medicines.

    Quality Peoples

  • Ben Heck's Blow-Powered Kick Pedal Lets People in Wheelchairs Enjoy Guitar Hero 4 watch is yet another landfill-bound plastic chotchke.

    Gizmodo

  • watch is yet another landfill-bound plastic chotchke.

    Gizmodo

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