Definition of knick-knack in English:

knick-knack

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɪknak
 
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(also nick-nack)

noun

(usually knick-knacks)

Derivatives

knick-knackery

noun
More example sentences
  • You should seriously rethink all the little novelties and knickknackeries you have around your place.
  • But in fact that Appalachian rusticity is quite appealing so the furniture & plates & metalware & humidors & sundry knickknackery are all quite lovely.
  • Tin Star is a small storefront cafe mixed in among all the other small storefront cafes, bars, art galleries and purveyors of knickknackery along Evergreen's high street.

Origin

late 16th century (in the sense 'a petty trick'): reduplication of knack.

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