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NOVELTY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does novelty mean? 

NOVELTY (noun)
  The noun NOVELTY has 4 senses:

1. originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel
2. originality by virtue of being new and surprising
3. a small inexpensive mass-produced article
4. cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing

  Familiarity information: NOVELTY used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


NOVELTY (noun)


Sense 1novelty [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

novelty; freshness

Hypernyms ("novelty" is a kind of...):

originality (the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else))


Sense 2novelty [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Originality by virtue of being new and surprising

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

novelty; freshness

Hypernyms ("novelty" is a kind of...):

originality (the ability to think and act independently)


Sense 3novelty [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A small inexpensive mass-produced article

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

knickknack; novelty

Hypernyms ("novelty" is a kind of...):

article (one of a class of artifacts)


Sense 4novelty [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

trinket; fallal; gaud; gewgaw; bangle; bauble; novelty

Hypernyms ("novelty" is a kind of...):

adornment (a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness)

Holonyms ("novelty" is a member of...):

trinketry (trinkets and other ornaments of dress collectively)


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