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synonyms for gimcracks

  • color
  • design
  • finery
  • ornament
  • plaque
  • ribbon
  • trinket
  • wreath
  • arabesque
  • bauble
  • braid
  • curlicue
  • dingbat
  • doodad
  • extravagance
  • festoon
  • filigree
  • flounce
  • flourish
  • fretwork
  • frill
  • frippery
  • furbelow
  • fuss
  • garbage
  • garnish
  • gewgaws
  • gilt
  • gingerbread
  • inlay
  • lace
  • parquetry
  • scroll
  • sequin
  • spangle
  • thing
  • tinsel
  • trimming
  • appliqué
  • fandangle
  • garniture
  • tooling
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antonyms for gimcracks

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  • plainness
  • eyesore
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How to use gimcracks in a sentence

There are few gimcracks and dust-harbouring rubbish within, and what simple furniture there is is clean—above all the bed-linen.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
Sir Hans Sloane contributed of his own collection some of the refuse gimcracks that were to be found in Salter's "museum."
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
Golden eyes focused like lenses over winking jewels and gimcracks.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
For looks—just looks—it beats all your fancy gimcracks, even brick; beats everything else hollow, except stone.
THE MAGNETIC NORTHELIZABETH ROBINS (C. E. RAIMOND)
She had less than a hundred, and she would have to carry home gimcracks instead of curios.
THE PAGAN MADONNAHAROLD MACGRATH
I dessay as I can make shift to get down without the ladder; an' I'll leave all these here gimcracks just as I found 'em.
M. OR N. "SIMILIA SIMILIBUS CURANTUR."G.J. WHYTE-MELVILLE
He says you have no business to spend the small earnings you get on such gimcracks as 'old horse.'
THE HAUNTED MINEHARRY CASTLEMON
I'll give you a thousand dollars for him down, Sir, and you shall keep the gimcracks.
LUTTRELL OF ARRANCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Gimcracks in an tagre; a festoon of chenille monkeys hanging from the gaselier.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 100, APRIL 4, 1891VARIOUS
It appears that pony-built—Della Wharton, her name is—was expectin' some gimcracks, an' Warden an' her was waitin' for them.
THE TRAIL HORDECHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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