Definitions

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

  • n. Variant of gewgaw.

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  • n. Alternative form of gewgaw.

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Examples

  • Yes, it's wedding season, boys, and like it or not, most groomsmen will be receiving some memento from their best wedded pal that will most likely end up in a geegaw drawer, never to be used.

    Groomsmen Gifts: What Gives?

  • - As the July 15 finale of the Potter film series approaches, Warner Bros. continues to stuff and I do mean STUFF these Ultimate Editions with every imaginable geegaw you can think of exploring the world of Potter and how these movies were made.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: Bad Movies You Might Enjoy

  • It's been a week or so since the winners of the 2010 Pulitzer Prizes were announced, and so the celebratory atmosphere in newsrooms has subsided into the dull calm of praying that some Steve Jobs geegaw will finally "save journalism," at least for the wealthy people who can afford Steve Jobs geegaws.

    A Critical Look At The WaPo Pulitzers

  • A Hard Day's Night, Monterey Pop and The TAMI Show - there's a place for Performance (now on DVD for the first time) and Don't Look Back (newly available in a remastered single-disc edition for 20 bucks or a two-disc-plus-book-plus-geegaw version for 50).

    GreenCine Daily: Shorts, 2/23.

  • Confessions of a Curator: The newest geegaw skip to main

    The newest geegaw

  • For the last few years we have cut back and back at Christmas - just because I hate the commercialism and this modern geegaw of the 'ideal' holiday period I also hate that phase, brings to mind something totally different.

    Economising.

  • So if I create a job ad using whatever Google calls its geegaw, can Indeed find it?

    But is it open? « BuzzMachine

  • What They cannot know is that dumbness—Cheepness—sincere and vital ignorance—reveal far more about the interestingly violent and taboo world around us than any overpriced geegaw that Pincritics have told us is “art” or “science.”

    The Book of the SubGenius

  • And people will simply buy some other fancy electronic geegaw if the whim strikes.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam found occasion on March 16, for example, to passingly call the iPad a "pointless $500 geegaw."

    Advertising Age - Homepage

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