What does novelty mean?

Definitions for novelty
ˈnɒv əl tinov·el·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freshness, novelty(noun)

    originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel

  2. novelty, freshness(noun)

    originality by virtue of being new and surprising

  3. knickknack, novelty(noun)

    a small inexpensive mass-produced article

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

    cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing

Wiktionary

  1. novelty(Noun)

    The state of being new or novel; newness.

    Etymology: novelté (Modern French nouveauté), from the adjective novel, ultimately from novellus.

  2. novelty(Noun)

    A new product; an innovation.

    Etymology: novelté (Modern French nouveauté), from the adjective novel, ultimately from novellus.

  3. novelty(Noun)

    A small mass-produced trinket.

    Etymology: novelté (Modern French nouveauté), from the adjective novel, ultimately from novellus.

  4. novelty(Noun)

    In novelty theory, newness, density of complexification, and dynamic change as opposed to static habituation.

    Etymology: novelté (Modern French nouveauté), from the adjective novel, ultimately from novellus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Novelty(noun)

    the quality or state of being novel; newness; freshness; recentness of origin or introduction

  2. Novelty(noun)

    something novel; a new or strange thing

Freebase

  1. Novelty

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of novelty in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of novelty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of novelty in a Sentence

  1. Williams Grey:

    Reducing a beautiful, sentient whale to an ingredient on the side of a beer bottle is about as immoral and outrageous as it is possible to get, the brewery may claim that this is just a novelty product with a short shelf life, but what price the life of an endangered whale which might have lived to be 90 years?

  2. Miss Su:

    I think it is a novelty and special so I wanted to have a try, and it does taste really good, cute and tasty.

  3. Carl R. Rogers:

    The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.

  4. Stephen Vladeck:

    President Bush wasn't the first to use signing statements, but President Bush used them more often than both President Bush predecessors and successors, and, as importantly, President Bush consistently used them to advance an aggressive theory of constitutional limits on Congress' power to interfere with the Executive Branch that was largely a novelty.

  5. Joseph Ryan:

    We're confident about this weekend, but thereafter we're not so sure, the novelty might wear off.

Images & Illustrations of novelty

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