2. Adjective. Containing gimmicks. ¹
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Definition of Gimmicky
1. having or being like a gimmick [adj]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gimmicky
gimme a five
gimmicky (current term)
Literary usage of Gimmicky
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Icelandby Cathy Harlow by Cathy Harlow (2004)
"... Jon Arason and there is now a hotel here, along with the gimmicky, but for children quite enchanting, Christmas House, open all year round. ..."
2. Learning Along the Way: Professional Development by and for Teachersby Diane Sweeney by Diane Sweeney (2003)
"... something without a context or apparent purpose —you find the subject matter shallow or gimmicky —organizers of the learning seem distant from reality, ..."
3. Lake District by Norman Buckley (2004)
"... few a one-way cut across in the mid- of the more gimmicky gift, die at Lowther Street, by the side Lakeland wool and so-called of the town hall. ..."
4. Celebrate Life: A Guide for Planning All Night Alcohol & Drug-Free edited by Sharon Murphy (1992)
"T-shirts, party activity posters, and other gimmicky ideas may also encourage reservations and be an incentive for early sign-ups. ..."
5. Adventure Guide Maui by Sharon Hamblin (2005)
"Usually made with beautiful tropical flowers or prized kukui nuts, leis are also made into gimmicky items like candy or small liquor bottles. ..."
6. American Vulgar: The Politics of Manipulation Versus the Culture of Awareness by Robert Grudin (2006)
"A zest for scholarship and a hearty love of teaching. A penchant for the life of the mind that transcends gimmicky theories, ..."
7. Tomorrow's Politics: The Third Way and Beyond by Ian Christie, Ian Hargreaves (1998)
"In the past twenty years, most Treasury initiatives have involved gimmicky attempts, mostly unsuccessful, to provide incentives for growth in charitable ..."