bauble bauble  /ˈbɔ bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
  2. (n) a mock scepter carried by a court jester

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Second, as man and movie star, he's more of a talking point than a bauble.
  2. In 1956 she was given a Hollywood bauble called the Golden Apple Award as Most Cooperative Actress.
  3. Second and this is the shiny new legal bauble that the Florida Supreme Court overstepped its judicial bounds by doing the Florida legislature's job.

News

  • 'Bling Ring' a bright, breezy film with a message ???

    "I think Los Angeles is so the center of American culture right now," writer-director Sofia Coppola says in the production notes for her swift, clever bauble "The Bling Ring," because "of all these reality TV shows."        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "I've had three great years but it is not over yet," Hayes said. "I've got a listed race over 1800m on Oaks day down for Bauble, and Miss Marielle won this and that race last year.Perry's nervous wait"
    on Oct 25, 2008 By: David Hayes Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. America's second president, John Adams, said, "The Jews have done more to civilize men than any other Nation. They are the most glorious Nation that ever inhabited the earth. The Romans and their Empire were but a bauble in comparison to the Jews....
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: John Adams Source: WorldNetDaily

  3. "Sex, like public office, is a form of power," said Sabato, who discussed sex and politics in his book Feeding Frenzy. "They enjoy it. They want it. It's a bauble of office. It demonstrates their power and influence in another way."
    on May 11, 2008 By: Larry Sabato Source: Columbus Dispatch

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