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gimmickry

[gim-ik-ree]
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noun
  1. the use of gimmicks.
  2. an abundance of gimmicks.
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Also gim·mick·ery [gim-ik-ree, -ik-uh-ree] /ˈgɪm ɪk ri, -ɪk ə ri/.

Origin of gimmickry

First recorded in 1950–55; gimmick + -ry
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Word Origin and History for gimmickry

n.

1952, from gimmick + -ry.

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