Definition of Knickknackery

1. Noun. Miscellaneous curios.




Definition of Knickknackery

1. n. Knickknacks.

Definition of Knickknackery

1. Noun. Various trinkets or novelties; bric-a-brac. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knickknackery

kneweth
knick-knack
knick-knacks
knick points
knicker
knickerbocker
knickerbocker glories
knickerbocker glory
knickerbockers
knickered
knickerless
knickerlessness
knickers
knickknack
knickknackatory
knickknackery (current term)
knickknacks
knicks
knife
knife-edge
knife-handle
knife-rest crystal
knife and fork
knife blade
knife edge
knife fight
knife needle
knife pleat
knife rest
knife roll

Literary usage of Knickknackery

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)
"But a room crowded and clustered merely with ormolu ornaments, knickknackery, and upholstery, is a clear indication that those who live in it are ..."

2. Oregon: The Struggle for Possession by William Barrows (1888)
"... where the wise men of the east became practical, and abandoned the " Amphibium" and the most of its knickknackery. It is said by those who have lived on ..."

3. Diary of George Mifflin Dallas: While United States Minister to Russia 1837 by George Mifflin Dallas (1892)
"He has no bed, he has no carpets, he has no toilet- table, he has no knickknackery. Such also were the rooms of the Grand Duke. The Grand Duchess's, on the ..."

4. American Ladies' Magazine by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1834)
"... and marching, and clambering about the room, over carpet, and arm chairs, and sofas, — and tables of knickknackery — nay even over tables which held ..."

5. French Men and French Manners by Albert Dresden Vandam (1895)
"In the large towns there is a great show of drapery and knickknackery about the middle-class homes, and Madame d'Escarbagnas herself, whether old or young, ..."

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