from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Eager for novelties; desirous of changing.
  • v. To change by introducing novelties

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Eager for novelties; desirous of changing.
  • transitive v. To change by introducing novelties.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Disposed to take up new things; catching at novelty; fond of change; inconstant: with reference to persons (or animals).
  • To change by introducing novelties.
  • n. A new or novel fashion; a novelty.


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