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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Cheap showy ornament on clothing.

Usage examples (41)
  • The trinkets he used to keep in a little box on his dressing-table we children always used to speak of as "treasures."
  • Buy the overpriced trinket from the police charity — or get the ticket.
  • Have you bought the mandatory silver and turquoise trinket from a street peddler yet?
  • Once the cache is discovered, it is traditional for finders to choose a trinket from the box and to leave something behind. for more
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