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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing.

Usage examples (33)
  • For profit -- his life blood transmuted into a wine-supper, or a jewelled gewgaw, or some similar sense-orgy of the parasitic and idle rich, his masters, the arch-beasts. '
  • I had no problems w/the scent/aroma of da Quarter (aside from Bourbon St. which I generally avoid when in town - tho 'Yesteryear's always has some gewgaw I must possess).
  • Hunting through the yard sales, second hand shops, and antique malls for a gewgaw is delightful challenge.
  • He would stop at Feldman's Jewelry tomorrow and pick up a small gewgaw for her. for more
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