gewgaw gewgaw  /� ˈ�ju ɡɑ/


  • (n) cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing



  1. In the vast, quiet, faintly musty, gewgaw-cluttered chambers of the antique, red brick Smithsonian Institution, history is put to restthere goes good news when it dies.
  2. If you knew where your cast-off high-tech hardware ended up in toxic heaps in developing countries you might think twice about snapping up the latest gewgaw.
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