Gimcrack - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒɪmkræk|  American pronunciation of the word gimcrack
Brit.  |ˈdʒɪmkrak|  British pronunciation of the word gimcrack

noun

- ornamental objects of no great value (syn: falderol, folderal, frill, gimcrackery, nonsense, trumpery)

adjective

- tastelessly showy (syn: brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy)

Examples

...a remarkable amount of money is spent on gimcracks and other unnecessary items each year...

...that woman has enough gimcracks to fill up a novelty company's mail-order catalog...

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