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synonyms for gimcrack

  • bagatelle
  • bauble
  • curio
  • doodad
  • knickknack
  • novelty
  • souvenir
  • trinket
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How to use gimcrack in a sentence

About two-thirds of the masters have lost their heads, and are trying to produce a gimcrack copy of Eton.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
When gazing at it one gazed at the ruin, not of a cottage or of a gimcrack villa, but at the ruins of a palace.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
I was never one to jump to gimcrack conclusions, and I said as much with perhaps more candour than the occasion required.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
Dominating the town is the two-or three-story “Queen Hotel,” the last word in flamboyant, gimcrack hideousness.
WILDERNESS, A JOURNAL OF QUIET ADVENTURE IN ALASKAROCKWELL KENT
There were many flowers in the room—some in Cloisonne vases, others in gimcrack vessels such as are bought at country fairs.
SIMON THE JESTERWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Some gimcrack belonging to the ship's ornamentation had been freshly gilded and left to dry, protected by an old sail-cloth.
THE STOLEN SINGERMARTHA IDELL FLETCHER BELLINGER
Now perhaps three yards separated us, she standing in the rain, I with her gimcrack of an umbrella.
THE DEBIT ACCOUNTOLIVER ONIONS
Here, for example, is one-hundred-to-eight offered against Pincushion for the Gimcrack Stakes.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 159, JULY 7TH, 1920VARIOUS
They returned at length to their little gimcrack bungalow—the Match-box, as Puck called it—on foot under a blaze of stars.
THE SAFETY CURTAIN, AND OTHER STORIESETHEL M. DELL
Th' old squire looked up at this, and peered in his way at the screen, and said, 'One pound thirteen for a gimcrack like that!
ADAM BEDEGEORGE ELIOT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GIMCRACK

  • accoutrement
  • appliance
  • black box
  • contraption
  • device
  • dingbat
  • doodad
  • doohickey
  • furnishings
  • gaff
  • gear
  • gimcrack
  • gimmick
  • gizmo
  • grabber
  • idiot box
  • implement
  • jigger
  • job
  • machine
  • machinery
  • means
  • mechanism
  • outfit
  • paraphernalia
  • provisions
  • setup
  • stuff
  • supplies
  • tackle
  • thingamajig
  • tools
  • utensils
  • whatchamacallit
  • whatsis
  • whosis
  • widget
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