chotchke

[ chahch-kuh ]
/ ˈtʃɑtʃ kə /

noun Slang.

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Definition for chotchke (2 of 2)

tchotchke

or chotch·ke

[ chahch-kuh ]
/ ˈtʃɑtʃ kə /

noun Slang.

an inexpensive souvenir, trinket, or ornament.

Origin of tchotchke

1965–70, Americanism; < Yiddish tshatshke < Polish czaczko bibelot, knickknack (now obsolete; compare modern cacko with same sense, orig. dial.); of expressive orig.
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