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Definition(s):

  1. (n) ornamental objects of no great value
  2. (adj) tastelessly showy

Usage(s):

  1. It serves food grounded in no particular ethnic or regional cuisine in settings bewilderingly overstuffed with pop-culture images and gimcrack Americana.
  2. The gimcrack stage tilted tipsily toward the footlights, and gusts of damp winter air surged from the wings.
  3. Today the ceramic gimcrack is coming back, this time destined as much for museums as for the coffee table, and in a radically different form.

News

  • York: Astaire holds on to take Gimcrack

    Astaire won his first group stakes in Saturday’s $306,127 Gimcrack Stakes for 2-year-olds at York, England, leading throughout the six-furlong turf race.
    on August 25, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

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Quotes

  1. "I'm delighted to get our first winner," said Eddery. "I've got nine horses in total and he's the third to run. I'm really enjoying it. This one is a nice horse and he could have a future. He's entered in the Gimcrack and that will probably...
    on Jul 10, 2004 By: Pat Eddery Source: Sportinglife.co.za

  2. Mark Johnston, trainer of Black Charmer, said: "Two furlongs out I thought that he was beat, but then he had them all at it, including the winner, who looked like he had made his challenge and failed. We might think about the Gimcrack now and his...
    on Jul 27, 2005 By: Mark Johnston Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. Trainer Saeed Bin Suroor said: "We are happy with him and the way he ran. Now we will take him to York for the Gimcrack. The horse is improving all the time. He looked stronger than when he ran before and we think he will be a nice horse for the...
    on Jul 23, 2004 By: Saeed bin Suroor Source: RTE.ie

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