Definitions for noveltyˈnɒv əl ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
nov•el•tyˈnɒv əl ti(n.; adj.)(pl.)-ties
(n.)the state or quality of being novel, new, or unique.
a novel occurrence, experience, etc.
a small decorative or amusing article, usu. mass-produced.
(adj.)(of a weave) consisting of a combination of basic weaves. (of a fabric or garment) having a pattern produced by a novelty weave. (of yarn) made of fibers with an irregular or unusual surface, texture, or color.
of or pertaining to novelties as articles of trade.
Origin of novelty:
1350–1400; < MF novelete < LL novellitās newness
originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel
originality by virtue of being new and surprising
a small inexpensive mass-produced article
bangle, bauble, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, fallal, trinket(noun)
cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
novelty(noun)ˈnɒv əl ti
the state of being new and different, or sth that is new or different
the novelty of his performance style; a country where women's soccer is still a novelty
The state of being new or novel; newness.
A new product; an innovation.
A small mass-produced trinket.
In novelty theory, newness, density of complexification, and dynamic change as opposed to static habituation.
Origin: novelté (Modern French nouveauté), from the adjective novel, ultimately from novellus.
the quality or state of being novel; newness; freshness; recentness of origin or introduction
something novel; a new or strange thing
Novelty is an album from the early 90's by Jawbox. The songs "Static" and "Cutoff" were singles from the album, but only the latter had a music video.
Translations for novelty
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
newness and strangeness
It took her a long time to get used to the novelty of her surroundings.
- جِدَّةٌ وَغَرابَهArabic
- novidadePortuguese (BR)
- die NeuheitGerman
- det nyeDanish
- το πρωτόγνωρο, το ξένοGreek
- تازگى؛ نوظهورىFarsi
- nedavan, još nedoživljenCroatian
- keasingan, sesuatu yang baruIndonesian
- nÿbreytni, nÿjungIcelandic
- novità, originalitàItalian
- 새로움, 신기함Korean
- naujumas, neáprastumasLithuanian
- تازگى؛ نوظهورىPersian
- په تازګى او نوى توګهPashto
- noutate; ciudăţenieRomanian
- det nya (ovanliga)Swedish
- 新奇Chinese (Trad.)
- ندرت، انوکھاپنUrdu
- tính mới lạVietnamese
- 新奇Chinese (Simp.)
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