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bells and whistles

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Nonessential features or enhancements intended especially to add commercial appeal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Extra features added for show rather than function; fancy additions or features.

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Examples

  • And since most of the phones are engineered to break after a couple years, it seems ridiculous to turn down their offer for a sparkly new model with all the latest bells and whistles and risk having the old one break midcontract, when replacement phones are much pricier.

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