gewgaw (GYŌŌ-gô)

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Definition (Noun) A gaudy trifle, plaything, or ornament, a pretty thing of little value, a toy or bauble. In Context "Manet applauded the gesture, dismissing the award as a 'dirty gewgaw,' suitable for children and regime toadies." Philip Nord, Impressionists and Politics: Art and Democracy in the Nineteenth Century, 2000.