Origin of knickknack
OTHER WORDS FROM knickknackknickknacked, adjectiveknickknacky, adjective
How to use knickknack in a sentence
Brinsley was trying to produce tracks—hip-hop, mostly—and he apparently had a knack as a techie.
In the film, Foxx is able to showcase his singing, knack for comedy and all-around versatility.
Puck artists, like their predecessors, combined picture-making skills with a caricatural precision and a knack for lethal symbols.
Nigel Lythgoe has a knack for resuscitating pop culture tenets that seem on their death bed.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What did you learn about your creative process on The Knick?The Director Isn’t Done Yet: An Interview With Steven Soderbergh|Andrew Romano|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is quite a little knack in letting the hand fall so, but when you have once got it, the chord sounds much richer and fuller.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
It had windows opening down to the lawn, and was full of pretty things, works and knick-knacks.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Hope-Jones' enthusiasm knew no bounds and he had the knack of imparting it to those who worked under him.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
They possessed the knack of composition and were what Bobby Hargrew called fluid writers.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
After several failures, the boys acquired the knack of making up and binding a pack.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson