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trinket Saltos de línea: trin|ket
Pronunciación: /ˈtrɪŋkɪt/

Definición de trinket en inglés:

sustantivo

A small ornament or item of jewellery that is of little value.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • She missed the little trinkets and jewellery that were on display from tabletops.
  • Sam slipped her two silver trinkets onto her bracelet, looping the brown string through the hole in the centre of the coins.
  • What if others were to discover the value of the trinket?
Sinónimos
Frenchobjet
informal whatnot, dingle-dangle
British informal doodah
North American informal tchotchke, tsatske
archaic folderol, furbelow, whim-wham, kickshaw, bijou, gaud

Origen

Mid 16th century: of unknown origin.

Derivados

trinketry

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Pronunciación: /ˈtrɪŋkɪtri/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The film, because it is filmed without the help of Hollywood's big names and trinketry is absolutely and stunningly beautiful.
  • Wearing khaki cargo pants and sandals, her neck was festooned with all manner of jungle trinketry, from stones and carved wooden gewgaws to a bright orange bandana.
  • Gentrification has spruced up the colonial facades, traveling bands of vendors offer their trinketry, plump women in white turbans and fluffed skirts wait bored to pose for pictures.

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