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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gim•mickˈgɪm ɪk(n.)

  1. an ingenious or novel device or stratagem, esp. one used to draw attention or increase appeal; stunt; ploy.

  2. a concealed, usu. devious feature of something, as a plan or deal.

  3. a hidden mechanical device by which a magician works a trick or a gambler controls a game of chance.

  4. (v.t.)to equip or embellish with unnecessary features (often fol. by up).

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of gimmick:

1925–30

gim′mick•y(adj.)

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  1. gimmicky(Adjective)

    Resembling, or characteristic of a gimmick.

  2. gimmicky(Adjective)

    Containing gimmicks.


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