Friday, May 21, 1999
Definitions for gewgaw
- A showy trifle; a trinket; a bauble.
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Citations for gewgaw
Bidders paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for worthless gewgaws--fake pearls, ashtrays, golf clubs--merely, one supposes, because they were touched by the hand of this celebrity of celebrities.
At least, you're tempted until you discover that the price of this gewgaw is $175.
Origin of gewgaw
The origin of gewgaw is uncertain.