collector's item
noun Date: 1932 an item whose rarity or excellence makes it especially worth collecting; broadly collectible

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • collector's item — collector s items N COUNT A collector s item is an object which is highly valued by collectors because it is rare or beautiful …   English dictionary

  • collector's item — noun the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection • Syn: ↑showpiece, ↑piece de resistance • Hypernyms: ↑curio, ↑curiosity, ↑oddity, ↑oddment, ↑peculiarity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • collector's item — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms collector s item : singular collector s item plural collector s items a rare or valuable object that collectors want to own …   English dictionary

  • collector's item — {n.} Something rare or valuable enough to collect or save. * /Jimmy s mother found an old wooden doll in the attic that turned out to be a collector s item./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • collector's item — {n.} Something rare or valuable enough to collect or save. * /Jimmy s mother found an old wooden doll in the attic that turned out to be a collector s item./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • collector's\ item — noun Something rare or valuable enough to collect or save. Jimmy s mother found an old wooden doll in the attic that turned out to be a collector s item …   Словарь американских идиом

  • collector's item — col lector s .item n an object that people want to have because it is interesting or rare, and might become valuable ▪ Original teddy bears have become real collectors items …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • collector's item — col lector s ,item noun count a rare or valuable object that collectors want to own …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • collector's item — /kəˈlɛktəz aɪtəm/ (say kuh lektuhz uytuhm) noun an item worthy of having in a collection, because of its rarity, excellence or value …   Australian English dictionary

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