bells and whistle

bells and whistles

plural noun Informal.
features added to a product; special parts or functions; extras.

1970–75 Unabridged
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bells and whistles
pl n
1.  additional features or accessories which are nonessential but very attractive: my car has all the latest bells and whistles
2.  additions, such as options or warranties, made to a financial product to increase its market appeal
[C20: from the bells and whistles which used to decorate fairground organs]

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