noun, plural bi·be·lots [bib-lohz; French beebuh-loh] /ˈbɪb loʊz; French bibəˈloʊ/.
Origin of bibelot
Related Words for bibelotbauble, curio, curiosity, gewgaw, gimcrack, knickknack, novelty, ornament, trifle, gaud, whatnot
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Historical Examples of bibelot
Regarded as a bibelot, Mrs. Wigger was, I think, of the first perfection.Turns about Town
Robert Cortes Holliday
I set to work at once, and in a very little while my bibelot was selected.Certain Personal Matters
H. G. Wells
She was terribly hurt; in her heart she had always feared her husband regarded her as a bibelot.The Twelfth Hour
Met him at the Bibelot once, and he was telling us how he attempted to make a fire with a couple of sticks.The Sea-Wolf
Word Origin for bibelot
"small curio," 1873, from French bibelot "knick-knack," from Old French beubelet "trinket, jewel" (12c.), from belbel "plaything," a reduplication of bel "pretty."