Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small ornamental article; a trinket.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pleasing trifle; something more ornamental than useful; a trinket; a toy; a kickshaw; an unsubstantial dainty: a word, of very indefinite application, nearly always used in the plural.
  • noun A small trick; a deceitful practice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A trifle or toy; a bawble; a gewgaw; a tchotchke.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of knick-knack.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small inexpensive mass-produced article
  • noun miscellaneous curios

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Reduplication of knack.]

Examples

  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

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  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

    The Daily News - News

  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

    The Daily News - News

  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

    The Daily News - News

  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

    The Daily News - News

  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

    The Daily News - News

  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

    The Daily News - News

  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

    The Daily News - News

  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

    The Daily News - News

  • You can already buy every kind of knickknack imaginable in Galveston, and if I wanted trinkets, baubles or other tchotchkes I would probably go down to the Strand.

    The Daily News - News

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