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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

(Plural of) Something gaudy and useless; Trinket; Bauble

Usage examples (33)
  • What women see in such gewgaws is a puzzler to me.
  • Some are so foolish as to wear all the gewgaws they possess.
  • The gewgaws were of hammered tin and wicker and carved wood.
  • A few wear beads and gewgaws, garments or fabrics from the West. for more
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