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gimcrack

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪmkræk/

Translation of gimcrack in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • de pacotilla a gimcrack bracelet/ornament una baratija
    Example sentences
    • And both, more sadly, suffered from slightly gimcrack build quality.
    • Most traditional buildings have vanished, to be replaced by gimcrack shoddiness in white tile and blue glass.

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