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Dictionary entry overview: What does gewgaw mean?
• GEWGAW (noun)
The noun GEWGAW has 1 sense:
1. cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
Familiarity information: GEWGAW used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("gewgaw" is a kind of...):
adornment (a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness)
Holonyms ("gewgaw" is a member of...):
trinketry (trinkets and other ornaments of dress collectively)
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