What does novelty mean?

Definitions for noveltyˈnɒv əl ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word novelty.

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


  1. novelty(Noun)

    The state of being new or novel; newness.

  2. novelty(Noun)

    A new product; an innovation.

  3. novelty(Noun)

    A small mass-produced trinket.

  4. novelty(Noun)

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

  5. Origin: 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


  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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Siddharth Astir:

    The charm of anything is in it's novelty.

  2. Andre Gide:

    Seize from every moment its unique novelty, and do not prepare your joys.

  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. 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.

  5. Anthony Burgess:

    Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.

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