What does novelty item mean?

Definitions for novelty item
nov·el·ty item

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word novelty item.

Did you actually mean nov-latin or neapolitan?


  1. Novelty item

    A novelty item or simply novelty is an object which is specifically designed to serve no practical purpose, and is sold for its uniqueness, humor, or simply as something new (hence "novelty", or newness). The term also applies to practical items with fanciful or nonfunctional additions, such as novelty aprons, slippers, or toilet paper. The term is normally applied to small objects, and is generally not used to describe larger items such as roadside attractions. Items may have an advertising or promotional purpose, or be a souvenir.


  1. novelty item

    A novelty item refers to a small or inexpensive object that is primarily designed to entertain, amuse, or surprise people. It often possesses unique or unusual features, designs, or functionalities that make it unconventional or unexpected. Novelty items are typically not intended for practical or everyday use but rather serve as collectibles, gag gifts, souvenirs, or decorations. They are often marketed as memorable or amusing items that bring joy, curiosity, or laughter to individuals.


  1. Novelty item

    A novelty item is a small manufactured adornment, especially a personal adornment. This term covers a range of small manufactured goods, such as collectables, gadgets and executive toys. Novelty items are generally devices that do not primarily have a practical function. Toys for adults are often classed as novelties.

How to pronounce novelty item?

How to say novelty item in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of novelty item in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of novelty item in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Translations for novelty item

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for novelty item »


Find a translation for the novelty item definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"novelty item." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 14 Jul 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/novelty+item>.

Discuss these novelty item definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for novelty item? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    novelty item

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    A tantamount
    B usurious
    C jejune
    D naiant

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for novelty item: