- an ornamental trinket or gimcrack; a bit of bric-a-brac.
Origin of knickknack
Related Words for knickknackcurio, ornament, bauble, souvenir, bric-a-brac, trifle, toy, thingamajig, frill, gadget, novelty, embellishment, whimsy, miniature, showpiece, bagatelle, curiosity, device, notion, plaything
Examples from the Web for knickknack
Historical Examples of knickknack
“Perhaps one or two smaller things, a knickknack or two,” he moaned.The Inevitable
He well represented the spirit and workmanship of the eighteenth century in the knickknack art of the Second Empire.Rodin: The Man and his Art
The girls helped to make the cave more homelike, and the lads appreciated every decoration and knickknack given them.Tramping with Tramps