bric-a-brac

[ brik-uh-brak ]SEE DEFINITION OF bric-a-brac

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The "home" does not consist in the furniture, the rooms, the bric-a-brac, or the curtains.

Always remember when you are in Society that bric-a-brac is expensive.

Spending his money on bric-a-brac like that—and that's not all!

These houses are as quaint in their antique interiors as a bric-a-brac cabinet.

Theyve sold most of the pictures, china, bric-a-brac and other valuables.

We roam over all the world, and pick up our bric-a-brac cheap.

"Oh, just shy some bric-a-brac at him and come home," said Desboro in disgust.

I have the same feeling about pictures, and furniture, and bric-a-brac.

There is, also, other bric-a-brac which has accumulated since I was born there.

The wandering eyes have caressed the bric-a-brac over and over.

WORD ORIGIN

1840, from obsolete French à bric et à brac (16c.) "at random, any old way," a nonsense phrase.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BRIC-A-BRAC

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nountrinket; decorative piece

objet d'art

nounwork of art
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