Definition of Gewgaws

1. Noun. (plural of gewgaw) ¹



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Definition of Gewgaws

1. gewgaw [n] - See also: gewgaw

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gewgaws

getting to the point
getting up
gettings
getts
getup
getups
geue
geum
geums
geversite
gew-gaw
gew-gaws
gewd
gewgaw
gewgawed
gewgaws (current term)
gewiss
gewurztraminer
gewurztraminers
geyan
geyer
geyest
geyser
geyserite
geyserites
geyserlike
geysers
gezumph
gezve
gezves

Literary usage of Gewgaws

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1. Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the by Maximilien de B├ęthune Sully, Pierre-Mathurin de L'Ecluse des Loges (1812)
"... time and experience will con- " vince you, that France is not fitted for these " gewgaws." I was obliged to content myself which are produced against ..."

2. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne, George Parsons Lathrop, Julian Hawthorne (1883)
"... and careless of ornament; but they seem to reckon on other people's sending a great deal of money for gewgaws. We bought some of their wooden trumpery, ..."

3. The Letters of Mrs. Elizabeth Montagu: With Some of the Letters of Her by Elizabeth Robinson Montagu, Matthew Montagu (1825)
"... these gewgaws and trinkets I shall never covet. If superfluity were my portion, I hope I should rather make others happy than myself fine with it. ..."

4. Passages from the French and Italian Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1899)
"... I believe, plain and simple, and careless of ornament; but they seem to reckon on other people's spending a great deal of money for gewgaws. ..."

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