Definitions for gewgawˈgyu gɔ, ˈgu-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word gewgaw

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bangle, bauble, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, fallal, trinket(noun)

    cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing

Wiktionary

  1. gewgaw(Noun)

    A showy trifle, a toy; a showy trinket, ornament or decoration.

  2. gewgaw(Adjective)

    Showy; unreal; pretentious.

  3. Origin: From earlier gugaw, gygaw, from givegove, a reduplication of give, geove, from giefu, geofu, geafu, from gebō. Compare gyligjöf. More at give.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gewgaw(noun)

    a showy trifle; a toy; a splendid plaything; a pretty but worthless bauble

  2. Gewgaw(adj)

    showy; unreal; pretentious


Translations for gewgaw

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • prenikka, koristeFinnish
  • безделушка, безделица, мишура, побрякушкаRussian
  • manickSwedish

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