What does bauble mean?

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ˈbɔ bəlbauble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baublenoun

    a mock scepter carried by a court jester

  2. bangle, bauble, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, fallal, trinketnoun

    cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing


  1. baublenoun

    A cheap showy ornament piece of jewellery; a gewgaw.

  2. baublenoun

    A club or sceptre carried by a jester.

  3. baublenoun

    A small shiny spherical decoration, commonly put on Christmas trees.


  1. bauble

    A bauble is a small, showy trinket or decoration, often used to adorn Christmas trees. The term can also generally refer to an inexpensive or frivolous piece of jewelry or ornament.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baublenoun

    a trifling piece of finery; a gewgaw; that which is gay and showy without real value; a cheap, showy plaything

  2. Baublenoun

    the fool's club


  1. Bauble

    A bauble is a gaudy and usually cheap decorative object. In American English, the term is now usually synonymous with a spherical Christmas tree decoration, while in British English it retains its more general meaning. It is probably a blend of two different words, an Old French baubel, a child's plaything, and an old English babyll, something swinging to and fro. It was applied to a stick with a weight attached, used in weighing, to a child's toy, and especially to the mock symbol of office carried by a court jester, a baton terminating in a figure of Folly with cap and bells, and sometimes having a bladder fastened to the other end. Hence it became a term for any triviality or childish folly. Although its meaning has become restricted in American English, the word has been used by both British and American writers to mean either a small object extravagantly decorated, a previously valuable object that has lost its worth, or even an abstraction such as immortality.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bauble in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bauble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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