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I want people who see my watches to go, 'Wow!' And the more they look at them, the more they go into it, the more I want them to say, 'Wow!' I work on a razor blade between gimmickry and amazement.
Richard Mille

Meaning of "gimmickry" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIMMICKRY

gimmickry  [ˈɡɪmɪkrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIMMICKRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gimmickry 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 GIMMICKRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gimmickry in the English dictionary

The definition of gimmickry in the dictionary is the use of gimmicks to attract extra attention, interest, or publicity. Other definition of gimmickry is the use of any clever device, gadget, or stratagem, esp one used to deceive.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIMMICKRY


biomimicry
ˌbaɪəʊˈmɪmɪkrɪ
chokri
ˈtʃəʊkrɪ
dukery
ˈdjuːkrɪ
kukri
ˈkʊkrɪ
mimicry
ˈmɪmɪkrɪ
Okri
ˈɒkrɪ
warlockry
ˈwɔːˌlɒkrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIMMICKRY

gimbal
gimbal ring
gimbals
gimcrack
gimcrackery
gimel
gimlet
gimlet-eyed
gimmal
gimmalled
gimme
gimmer
gimmick
gimmicky
gimmie
gimmor
gimp
gimpy
gin
gin mill

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIMMICKRY

a far cry
angry
anniversary
battery
blackberry
carry
category
celery
century
cherry
Conakry
contemporary
country
cry
delivery
diary
dictionary
directory
Konakry
skry

Synonyms and antonyms of gimmickry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gimmickry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIMMICKRY

Find out the translation of gimmickry to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gimmickry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gimmickry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

伎俩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gimmickry
570 millions of speakers

English

gimmickry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gimmickry
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фокусы
278 millions of speakers

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gimmickry
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফক্কিকরি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gimmickry
220 millions of speakers

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Gimmickry
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Effekthascherei
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

巧妙な仕掛け
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

속임수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gimmickry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mánh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தந்திர வழிகளைக் கையாளுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जाहिरातबाजी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fiyaka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gimmickry
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sztuczki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фокуси
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gimmickry
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gimmickry
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gimmickry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gimmickry
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gimmickry
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gimmickry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIMMICKRY»

The term «gimmickry» is regularly used and occupies the 92.107 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIMMICKRY» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «GIMMICKRY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word gimmickry.
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Richard Mille
I want people who see my watches to go, 'Wow!' And the more they look at them, the more they go into it, the more I want them to say, 'Wow!' I work on a razor blade between gimmickry and amazement.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIMMICKRY»

Discover the use of gimmickry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gimmickry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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'Gimmickry'': In the Search for More Money [Whatever Works ...
The reverse mortgage for seniors follows the same path. The senior is asked to sacrifice equity for spending money. The book traces a history of money in America, past and present.
Jay Wenderoth, 2011
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Fiscal Federalism 2014 Making Decentralisation Work: Making ...
Fiscal gimmickry To evade the constraints of fiscal rules, SCGS may resort to fiscal gimmickry.Accounting principles usually leave some room for interpretation, which makes it tempting to take advantage of them – particularly when fiscal rules  ...
OECD, 2013
3
The Evolving Roles of Institutions: Institutional Reform : ...
"This paper was delivered to the Industrial Relations Society of Australia 1999 National Convention, Fremantle Western Australia on 22 October 1999".
G. L. Fielding, 1999
4
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
It's easy to step over the line into gimmickry. The late 1990s was the heyday of the dotcom bubble. Venturebacked startups poured millionsofdollarsinto advertisingtoestablish their brands. With increasing amountsof money chasingafinite ...
Chip Heath, Dan Heath, 2007
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New York Magazine
Gimmickry. By. John. Gruen. Garrison, White-Collar Demagogue The Passionate Shopper Rent- A- Granny By. Fangor (Chalette, 9 E. 88th): Fangor's illusionistic abstractions — call them Op Art or Environmental Art — are studies in the ...
6
The Big Book of Irony
Further, heisfully cognizant, way aheadof you,in terms of knowing about and fully admitting the gimmickry inherent in all this, and will preempt yourclaim ofthe book 'sirrelevance due to said gimmickry by saying that the gimmickry issimply a ...
Jon Winokur, 2013
7
American Authorship and Autobiographical Narrative: Mailer, ...
While the authoris selfconscious about being selfreferential,” he begins, “he isalso knowing about that selfconsciousselfreferentiality,” and he goes on to forestall readers' potential complaints about the“gimmickry inherentin all of this”( xxx).
Jonathan D’Amore, 2012
8
A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius: A Memoir Based on ...
Further, he is fully cognizant,way aheadofyou,intermsof knowingabout and fully admitting the gimmickry inherentinallthis,and will preempt your claimofthe book's irrelevance duetosaid gimmickry by sayingthatthe gimmickry issimply a device, ...
Dave Eggers, 2013
9
Aesthetic Medicine: Practicing for Success
What is not acceptable is pressure, gimmickry, and manipulating messages that play on emotion. Pressure calls individuals to act based on conformity. It takes advantage of in securities and creates a sense of urgency. It defines the conversion ...
Marie Czenko Kuechel, 2004
10
Reading Rock and Roll: Authenticity, Appropriation, Aesthetics
Their arch cuteness and their gimmickry simply wouldn't signify in a pop world with no expectations of the authentic to satisfy. Yet it's through the manipulation of that gimmickry that Cibo Matto mock themselves, the gimmickry, and the ...
Kevin J. H. Dettmar, William Richey, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIMMICKRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gimmickry is used in the context of the following news items.
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Editorial Roundup: The Washington Post — Change the Washington …
... the money spent on lawyers, the demeaning public relations gimmickry, the constant distraction of trying to defend the indefensible? «SouthCoastToday.com, Jul 15»
2
A Confluence of Music, Dance and Artistic Impulses
Her interpretations were apt and devoid of technological or conceptual gimmickry. With experienced Nalina Mohan (violin), Anur Dattatreya ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
3
'Miss Daisy' a perfect vehicle for Lansbury and Jones
A filmed stage production reveals the play's gimmickry and weaknesses in ways you wouldn't necessarily notice if you were sitting in the ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Jul 15»
4
Paul Sommerville: Greece only asks that we take our foot off its head
This earnings season it would be wise to take note of those companies using share buybacks and financial gimmickry to hide disappointing ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
5
Portuguese parallels in festival theatre
What we are offered instead are moments of electronic gimmickry which are as outmoded as they are ineffective. A mixed beginning, then, ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
6
Hands on: Xolo Black is tall, dark and handsome
It's got the looks, a big (not necessarily bright) display, a decent mid-range processor, some interesting camera gimmickry and a huge battery. «India Today, Jul 15»
7
Mariners Play Like They Should, Beat Angels 7-2
The reason that you didn't already know that was because umpire Bill Miller missed the call and, thanks to the gimmickry involved in the ... «Lookout Landing, Jul 15»
8
The Battle Of Talensi
... party faithfuls have tried to basterdize such assertions as usual NDC's propagandist gimmickry but the unfolding development speaks clearly ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
9
Change the Washington football team's insulting name
... out the costs of prolonging the controversy: the money spent on lawyers, the demeaning public relations gimmickry, the constant distraction of ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
10
BUDGET 2015 KEY POINTS: New 'national living wage' and tax …
... the University of Sheffield, said: “The rebranding of the national minimum wage as the national living wage is gimmickry of the highest order, ... «Melton Times, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Gimmickry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gimmickry>. May 2021 ».
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