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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any clever maneuver; Something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known; A drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident.

Usage examples (30)
  • It was a great sales gimmick
  • He added that the price cut was not a "short-term gimmick".
  • Really tacky marketing gimmick is a better way of describing it.
  • The "list" gimmick is actually my sad attempt to emulate Alan Moore's style. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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