gimcrackery gimcrackery

Definition(s):

  • (n) ornamental objects of no great value

Usage(s):

  1. Meanwhile, life flits by with all the tired gimcrackery of a vintage M-G-M musicalstock shots of triumphant headlines, cheering crowds and bestselling sheet music.
  2. In The Thirteen Clocks, Thurber's narrative is less bedizened with verbal gimcrackery, but it is still a bit too tricky for every taste.
  3. About 1840, with the Victorian Age, gimcrackery went wild.
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