gimcrack

gim"crack`

(?), n. [OE., a spruce and pert pretender, also, a spruce girl, prob. fr. gim + crack lad, boaster.] A trivial mechanism; a device. Arbuthnot.
[1913 Webster]

2. A toy; a pretty thing; an ornamental object of no great value.
Syn. -- trinket, gewgaw, knickknack, tchotchke.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

gimcrackery

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gimcracks

n. Ornamental objects of no great value.
Syn. -- falderal, folderol, frills, nonsense, trumpery, trinkets, gewgaws, knickknacks, tchotchkes.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

 

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