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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A trinket. A heap piece of jewellery. A brightly coloured decoration that looks like a ball and is used to decorate a Christmas tree.

Usage examples (36)
  • She was not attracted by the colorful baubles in the store window.
  • Logically, to refuse the bauble is the correct action.
  • To Paul the bauble was a bit of the warm wonder that was she.
  • The word "bauble" was audibly and curiously repeated. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "bauble" (worthless trinket) was flawed because it had a "bubble" (globule of air) trapped within it.
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