trinket

  • 1 Trinket — Géographie Pays  Inde Coordonnées …

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  • 2 Trinket — may refer to:* The original name of New Zealand rock band The Datsuns * A troll girl in the comic series Elfquest * A character in the American animated TV series Pepper Ann * The English localized name of Wei Xiaobao in John Minford s… …

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  • 3 Trinket — Trin ket, n. [F. trinquet foremast, also, a certain sail, trinquette a triangular sail, or Sp. trinquete triangular.] (Naut.) A three cornered sail formerly carried on a ship s foremast, probably on a lateen yard. [1913 Webster] Sailing always… …

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  • 4 Trinket — Trin ket, n. [OE. trenket a sort of knife, hence, probably, a toy knife worn as an ornament; probably from an Old French dialectic form of trenchier to cut. Cf. {Trench}, v. t.] 1. A knife; a cutting tool. Tusser. [1913 Webster] 2. A small… …

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  • 5 Trinket — Trin ket, v. i. To give trinkets; hence, to court favor; to intrigue. [Obs.] South. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 trinket — 1530s, of unknown origin. Evidently a dim. form, perhaps related to TRICK (Cf. trick) …

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  • 7 trinket — trìnket m DEFINICIJA pom. malo jedro na prednjem jarbolu ETIMOLOGIJA tal. trinchetto …

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  • 8 trinket — [n] knickknack bagatelle, bauble, bead, bibelot, curio, doodad*, gadget, gewgaw*, gimcrack*, glass*, hardware, jewel, jewelry, junk, nothing*, novelty, objet d’art, ornament, plaything, rock*, sparkler*, stone, toy, trifle, whatnot*; concept 446 …

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  • 9 trinket — ► NOUN ▪ a small ornament or item of jewellery that is of little value. DERIVATIVES trinketry noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …

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  • 10 trinket — [triŋ′kit] n. [ME trenket, shoemakers knife, ladies toy knife, ornament < NormFr trenquet < OFr trenchet < trenchier, to cut: see TRENCH] 1. a small, inexpensive ornament, piece of jewelry, etc. 2. a trifle or toy …

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  • 11 Trinket — Vorlage:Infobox Insel/Wartung/Bild fehltVorlage:Infobox Insel/Wartung/Höhe fehlt Trinket Gewässer Indischer Ozean Inselgruppe Nikobaren Geographische Lage …

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  • 12 trinket — noun a) A small showy ornament or piece of jewelry That little trinket around her neck must have cost a bundle. b) A mere trifle Its only a little trinket, but it reminds her of him …

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  • 13 trinket — UK [ˈtrɪŋkɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms trinket : singular trinket plural trinkets a small decoration that is not very valuable, for example a small piece of jewellery …

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  • 14 trinket — [[t]trɪ̱ŋkɪt[/t]] trinkets N COUNT A trinket is a pretty piece of jewellery or small ornament that is inexpensive. She sold trinkets to tourists …

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  • 15 trinket — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1527 1. a small ornament (as a jewel or ring) 2. a small article of equipment 3. a thing of little value ; trifle …

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  • 16 trinket — /tring kit/, n. 1. a small ornament, piece of jewelry, etc., usually of little value. 2. anything of trivial value. v.i. 3. to deal secretly or surreptitiously. [1525 35; orig. uncert.] * * * …

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  • 17 trinket — Synonyms and related words: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, agate, bagatelle, ball, baseball bat, bat, battledore, bauble, bean, bibelot, bit, blocks, brass farthing, bric a brac, button, cent, checkerboard, chessboard, club,… …

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  • 18 trinket — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. toy, plaything, bauble, gewgaw. See ornament. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. plaything, toy, tinsel, frippery, knickknack, gadget, novelty, bauble, showpiece*, dazzler*, doo dad*, pretty pretty*,… …

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  • 19 trinket — trin|ket [ˈtrıŋkıt] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Perhaps from trenket small knife (15 16 centuries), from Old North French trenquet, from trenquer to cut ] a piece of jewellery or a small pretty object that is not valuable …

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  • 20 trinket — trin|ket [ trıŋkıt ] noun count a small decoration that is not very valuable, for example a small piece of jewelry …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English