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Meaning of "gimcrackery" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIMCRACKERY

gimcrackery  [ˈdʒɪmˌkrækərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIMCRACKERY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gimcrackery is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIMCRACKERY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gimcrackery in the English dictionary

The definition of gimcrackery in the dictionary is something that is worthless, cheap, or shoddy.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIMCRACKERY


apothecary
əˈpɒθɪkərɪ
bakery
ˈbeɪkərɪ
cookery
ˈkʊkərɪ
crockery
ˈkrɒkərɪ
daquiri
ˈdækərɪ
flackery
ˈflækərɪ
flickery
ˈflɪkərɪ
geekery
ˈɡiːkərɪ
hackery
ˈhækərɪ
hickory
ˈhɪkərɪ
knackery
ˈnækərɪ
knick-knackery
ˈnɪkˌnækərɪ
mockery
ˈmɒkərɪ
nick-nackery
ˌnɪkˈnækərɪ
quackery
ˈkwækərɪ
Terpsichore
tɜːpˈsɪkərɪ
Thackeray
ˈθækərɪ
trickery
ˈtrɪkərɪ
vicary
ˈvɪkərɪ
Zachary
ˈzækərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIMCRACKERY

gilthead
giltwood
gimbal
gimbal ring
gimbals
gimcrack
gimel
gimlet
gimlet-eyed
gimmal
gimmalled
gimme
gimmer
gimmick
gimmickry
gimmicky
gimmie
gimmor
gimp
gimpy

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIMCRACKERY

brokery
cankery
comstockery
control freakery
crookery
dukery
fakery
henpeckery
huckery
jiggery-pokery
monkery
mountebankery
peacockery
pickery
puckery
rockery
rookery
self-mockery
snickery
whiskery

Synonyms and antonyms of gimcrackery in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gimcrackery» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIMCRACKERY

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The translations of gimcrackery from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gimcrackery» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

gimcrackery
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gimcrackery
570 millions of speakers

English

gimcrackery
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gimcrackery
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

gimcrackery
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

gimcrackery
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gimcrackery
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

gimcrackery
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gimcrackery
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gimcrackery
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gimcrackery
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

gimcrackery
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

gimcrackery
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gimcrackery
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

gimcrackery
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

gimcrackery
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Gimcrackery
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eski püskü şeyler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cianfrusaglia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gimcrackery
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

gimcrackery
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gimcrackery
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gimcrackery
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gimcrackery
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gimcrackery
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gimcrackery
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gimcrackery

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIMCRACKERY»

The term «gimcrackery» is used very little and occupies the 179.322 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIMCRACKERY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gimcrackery

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIMCRACKERY»

Discover the use of gimcrackery in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gimcrackery and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cheap, Quick, & Easy: Imitative Architectural Materials, ...
Chapter 7 Substitute Gimcrackery: Aesthetic Debates and Social Implications [A tasteless] new middle class society . . . accepted substitute gimcrackery for traditional materials and ideas. — Ada Louise Huxtable, i960 As the previous chapter ...
Pamela Hemenway Simpson, 1999
2
The Rural Magazine, and Literary Evening Fire-side
GIMCRACKERY. The invention of new instruments and machines is among the noblest exertions of the human faculties. It is said to be considered by some philosophers as the most striking distinguishing character between our species and ...
‎1820
3
A Hazard of New Fortunes
when you come to that," said March, " I don't know that Mrs. Green's gimcrackery expresses ours." " Well, Basil, I didn't take the gimcrackery. That was your- The rustle of skirts on the stairs without arrested Mrs. March in the well-merited ...
William Dean Howells, 1889
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A Hazard of New Fortunes:
That was your—" The rustle of skirts on the stairs without arrested Mrs. March in the well-merited punishment which she never failed to inflict upon her husband when the question of the gimcrackery—they always called it that—came up.
William Dean Howells, 2014
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Complete William Dean Howells Works
Green's gimcrackery expresses ours." "Well, Basil, Ididn't takethe gimcrackery. That was your—" The rustle of skirts on the stairs without arrested Mrs. March in the wellmerited punishment which she neverfailed to inflict upon her husband ...
William Dean Howells, 2014
6
Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary ...
Gimcrackery. '46 Ginger. 4. (venery).—The female pudendum. [A play on sense 2 , and crack,(q.v.).]For synonym, see Monosyllable. Adj. (colloquial). — Trivial ; showy ; worthless. 1855. Thackeray, Newcomes, ch. ix.No shopsso beautiful to ...
Anonymous
7
The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising
those. inescapables. like. spare. parts,. antifouling,. running. rigging. and. that. must-have. new. piece. of. electronic. gimcrackery. THE. DESIRE. TO. GO. Human beings are endlessly ingenious at dreaming up reasons for choices that were ...
Rod Heikell, 2013
8
The Century
It stood on a purple worsted mat on a little bamboo table between the Nottingham lace curtains in one of Aunt Pickthorne's drawing-room windows, and looked like some piece of childish gimcrackery bought at a bazaar, where, I '11 wager, she ...
‎1912
9
The nest: The white pagoda, The suicide, A forsaken temple, ...
It stood on a purple worsted mat on a little bamboo table between the Nottingham lace curtains in one of Aunt Pickthorne's drawing-room windows, and looked like some piece of childish gimcrackery bought at a bazaar, where, I'll wager, she ...
Anne Douglas Sedgwick, 1913
10
The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine
It stood on a purple worsted mat on a little bamboo table between the Nottingham lace curtains in one of Aunt Pickthorne's drawing-room windows, and looked like some piece of childish gimcrackery bought at a bazaar, where, I '11 wager, she ...
Josiah Gilbert Holland, Richard Watson Gilder, 1912

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIMCRACKERY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gimcrackery is used in the context of the following news items.
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ROB WOUTAT | Can't improve on kitchen perfection
It has no superfluous gimcrackery. It doesn't promise that my eggs would be cooked better, that or that they will give me more protein to add more sheen to my ... «Kitsap Sun, May 15»
2
The Salt Room, restaurant review: Provenance and ambition ... this …
There, among the many pedlars of weapons-grade gimcrackery, you'll find The Coal Shed, one of the newer stars of the Brighton restaurant ... «The Independent, Apr 15»
3
Because not every car-free surfer lives within a bike ride of the …
When you can't get a fix of surf every day, you become obsessed by all the trinkets, all the gimcrackery that surrounds the game. Deep down ... «Red Bull, Apr 15»
4
MALETTE: Grand olde dame gets her due
... preserved – structures that were hidden for more than a century behind plaster and lathe and gimcrackery renovations through the decades. «Belleville Intelligencer, Mar 15»
5
A command line future: Part 1
... or an insulting bit of audiovisual gimcrackery dreamed up by flaky Bay Area hacker types that stripped computers of their power and flexibility ... «Windows IT Pro, Mar 15»
6
Ad Council Campaign to Eradicate Distinctions Between Types of …
It was a non-wedding festooned with all the indulgent gimcrackery of Satan's most alluring playground: Hollywood. This new ad is a pernicious ... «Crossmap, Mar 15»
7
My Wild Oscar-Party Night With Courtney Love and Jessica Lange
... in the shock that even those cameras seemed to be registering at such attire, the tacky gimcrackery of their tiaras exposed by the paparazzi. «Vulture, Feb 15»
8
Another day, another departure at Newsnight
... to interrupt the guests whenever they are on the cusp of saying anything vaguely interesting and the usual journey into techno-gimcrackery. «Spectator.co.uk, Jan 15»
9
Pinky's Corner: Stockton College seen as a boon to region, in 1971 …
He was viewed as a crackpot and his suggestion as gimcrackery. The editor obviously was a man ahead of his time. In the late 1960s, the ... «Press of Atlantic City, Nov 14»
10
One Night At Susie's (Warner Archive Collection)
... and Fairbanks, Jr. 's nice performances--aren't nearly enough to paper over the basic gimcrackery of One Night at Susie's' central set-ups. «DVD Talk, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gimcrackery [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gimcrackery>. Mar 2021 ».
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