nicknack

[nik-nak]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. nickeltype,
  2. nicker,
  3. nicking,
  4. nicklaus,
  5. nicklaus, jack william,
  6. nickname,
  7. nickpoint,
  8. nicky,
  9. nicky nicky nine doors,
  10. nicky-tam

knickknack

or nick·nack

[nik-nak]

noun

an ornamental trinket or gimcrack; a bit of bric-a-brac.

Origin of knickknack

1610–20; gradational compound based on knack in obsolete sense “toy”

Related formsknick·knacked, adjectiveknick·knack·y, adjective

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