Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The class of things called knickknacks; pretty or curious trifles collectively.

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

  • noun Knickknacks.

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

  • noun Various trinkets or novelties; bric-a-brac.

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

  • noun miscellaneous curios

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Examples

  • My neighborhood was filled with aspiring Blondies and Dagwoods, clotting their life's blood with knickknackery, soulless trophies, and the latest gizmos.

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  • My neighborhood was filled with aspiring Blondies and Dagwoods, clotting their life's blood with knickknackery, soulless trophies, and the latest gizmos.

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  • Mysterio lay in the ruins of the Empire State Gift Shoppe, surrounded by broken glass, fluttering postcards, and the assorted knickknackery of Tourist Central: snowglobes, stuffed animals in I Love New York't-shirts, plastic replicas of the Statue of Liberty with thermometers in them, and a life-size cardboard cutout of a talented lady dancer who had been foolish enough to devote the best years of her career to a musical which required her to put on tiger stripes and pretend she was a cat.

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  • And now I am home, with dinner-makings and a new piece of terrace-knickknackery, and the J’s are awake and the cat is healthy and hydrated and happy.

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  • And now I am home, with dinner-makings and a new piece of terrace-knickknackery, and the J’s are awake and the cat is healthy and hydrated and happy.

    Yatima » 2008 » July

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