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(Music) A note or group of notes that embellishes a melody.
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  1. (Music) A note or group of notes that embellishes a melody.
  2. (Music) A tone or tones used to embellish a principal melodic tone
  3. Anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
Any unusual or rare article
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  1. Any unusual or rare article
  2. A curious or unusual object of art or piece of bric-a-brac.
  3. A strange and interesting object which invokes curiosity.
A showy trifle, a toy; a showy trinket, ornament or decoration. [from 15th c.]
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  1. A showy trifle, a toy; a showy trinket, ornament or decoration. [from 15th c.]
  2. A decorative trinket; a bauble.
  3. Something showy but useless and of little value; trinket
Something showy but worthless; a gimmick or bauble.
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  1. Something showy but worthless; a gimmick or bauble.
  2. A cheap, showy, useless thing
  3. A cheap and showy object of little or no use; a gewgaw.
Something, as an unusual article of furniture, that attracts attention or invites comment
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  1. Something, as an unusual article of furniture, that attracts attention or invites comment
  2. A type of genre painting, popular in the 18th cent., which shows a group of people in an appropriate setting
  3. An unusual item, such as a painting, or a tabletop knick-knack which encourages comment from visitors, and so helps to break the ice.
Knickknacks; gimcracks
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  1. Knickknacks; gimcracks
  2. Small ornaments and other miscellaneous items of little value.
A strange or odd aspect.
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  1. A strange or odd aspect.
  2. An object that arouses interest, as by being novel or extraordinary:
  3. A desire to know about people or things that do not concern one; nosiness.
A miniature book, especially one that is finely crafted.
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  1. A miniature book, especially one that is finely crafted.
  2. A book of unusually small size
  3. A miniature book of an elegant design
A mock scepter carried by a court jester.
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  1. A mock scepter carried by a court jester.
  2. A showy but worthless or useless thing; trinket, trifle, etc.
  3. A small, showy ornament of little value; a trinket.
A trivial thing; a trifle.
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  1. A trivial thing; a trifle.
  2. A small, inexpensive ornament, piece of jewelry, etc.
  3. A trifle or toy
A small specialized mechanical or electronic device; a contrivance.
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  1. A small specialized mechanical or electronic device; a contrivance.
  2. Any interesting but relatively useless or unnecessary object
  3. Any device or machine, especially one whose name cannot be recalled. Often either clever or complicated.
A dessert typically consisting of plain or sponge cake soaked in sherry, rum, or brandy and topped with layers of jam or jelly, custard, and whipped cream.
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  1. A dessert typically consisting of plain or sponge cake soaked in sherry, rum, or brandy and topped with layers of jam or jelly, custard, and whipped cream.
  2. Esp. in England, a dessert made with spongecake pieces spread with jam, sprinkled as with sherry, and layered in a large bowl with custard, fruit, whipped cream, etc.
  3. Something of little value or importance; trivial thing, idea, etc.; paltry matter
Something of little importance; a trifle.
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  1. Something of little importance; a trifle.
  2. A diminutive thing, especially a dog of a very small breed or of a variety smaller than the standard variety of its breed.
  3. Any small thing, person, or animal; specif., a dog of a small breed, esp. one of the toy breeds
A thing to play with; toy
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  1. A thing to play with; toy
  2. One treated as a toy:
  3. Something to play with; a toy.
Any unnecessary ornament; superfluous thing added for show
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  1. Any unnecessary ornament; superfluous thing added for show
  2. An edging or trimming of lace, etc., gathered or pleated and attached along one edge but free at the other; ruffle
  3. A ruffled, gathered, or pleated border or projection, such as a fabric edge used to trim clothing.
A ruffle or flounce on a garment.
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  1. A ruffle or flounce on a garment.
  2. A piece of showy ornamentation.
  3. A showy, useless decoration or elaboration
Something exhibited, especially as an outstanding example of its kind.
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  1. Something exhibited, especially as an outstanding example of its kind.
An eye-catching person or thing
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  1. An eye-catching person or thing
  2. Something that catches the eye
  3. Something that especially attracts one's attention
A medal, badge, or similar token of honor
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  1. A medal, badge, or similar token of honor
  2. Something used to decorate.
  3. The act, process, technique, or art of decorating.
An embellishing or being embellished; ornamentation
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  1. An embellishing or being embellished; ornamentation
  2. Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
  3. An unnecessarily added touch, an ornamental addition, a flourish.
An instance of ensnaring something or someone.
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  1. An instance of ensnaring something or someone.
  2. Characteristic or symbolic signs:
  3. Articles of dress or adornment, especially accessories.
An object which someone might want to collect.
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  1. An object which someone might want to collect.
  2. One of a group or class of objects, such as period glass or historical memorabilia, sought by collectors.
  3. Any of a class of things that people collect as a hobby, typically a thing of no great intrinsic value
  1. A dainty or delicacy
  2. A trinket; trifle; gewgaw
  3. A fancy food or dish; delicacy; tidbit
A kind of cookie cut from a rolled-out dough flavored with ginger and molasses
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  1. A kind of cookie cut from a rolled-out dough flavored with ginger and molasses
  2. A molasses and ginger cookie cut in various shapes, sometimes elaborately decorated.
  3. Showy ornamentation, as gaudy or fancy carvings on furniture, gables, etc.
  1. A quaint and fanciful idea. A whim. Playfully odd behaviour.
  2. Quaint, fanciful, or playful humor:
  3. Something odd or whimsical, as an art object, piece of writing, etc.
A cheap showy trinket.
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  1. A cheap showy trinket.
  2. (Informal) A knickknack, collectible, trinket, etc.
A mock scepter carried by a court jester.
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  1. A mock scepter carried by a court jester.
  2. A showy but worthless or useless thing; trinket, trifle, etc.
  3. A small, showy ornament of little value; a trinket.
A book of unusually small size
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  1. A book of unusually small size
  2. A miniature book, especially one that is finely crafted.
  3. A miniature book of an elegant design
A showy trifle, a toy; a showy trinket, ornament or decoration. [from 15th c.]
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  1. A showy trifle, a toy; a showy trinket, ornament or decoration. [from 15th c.]
  2. A decorative trinket; a bauble.
  3. Something showy but useless and of little value; trinket
Something showy but worthless; a gimmick or bauble.
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  1. Something showy but worthless; a gimmick or bauble.
  2. A cheap, showy, useless thing
  3. A cheap and showy object of little or no use; a gewgaw.
An element required to obtain a patent. See new and useful. an element required to obtain a patent. See new and useful.
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  1. An element required to obtain a patent. See new and useful. an element required to obtain a patent. See new and useful.
  2. A small mass-produced article, such as a toy or trinket.
  3. A small, often cheap, cleverly made article, usually for play or adornment
Pastime; sport
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  1. Pastime; sport
  2. Any small thing, person, or animal; specif., a dog of a small breed, esp. one of the toy breeds
  3. A diminutive thing, especially a dog of a very small breed or of a variety smaller than the standard variety of its breed.
A kind of pewter of medium hardness
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  1. A kind of pewter of medium hardness
  2. Esp. in England, a dessert made with spongecake pieces spread with jam, sprinkled as with sherry, and layered in a large bowl with custard, fruit, whipped cream, etc.
  3. Something of little value or importance; trivial thing, idea, etc.; paltry matter
A trivial thing; a trifle.
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  1. A trivial thing; a trifle.
  2. A small, inexpensive ornament, piece of jewelry, etc.
  3. A trifle or toy
A set of light, open shelves for ornaments.
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  1. A set of light, open shelves for ornaments.
  2. A nondescript or indescribable thing or, sometimes, person
  3. Any of various additional or unspecified things or items:
Find another word for knickknack. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for knickknack, like: ornament, curio, gewgaw, gimcrack, objet d'art (French), conversation-piece, bric-a-brac, curiosity, bibelot, bauble and trinket.