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novelty

nov·el·ty

novelty

 
 
pronunciation:
na vl ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: novelties
definition 1: the quality of being strikingly new or unusual.
synonyms:
originality
similar words:
freshness, newness, peculiarity, rarity, singularity, surprise, unconventionality, uniqueness
definition 2: a new or different thing or occurrence.
similar words:
anomaly, change, craze, fad, innovation, introduction, oddity, originality, peculiarity, surprise
definition 3: a small, unusual article sold mainly for amusement.
cards, masks, rubber eggs, and other novelties
synonyms:
curio, curiosity, gimcrack
similar words:
bauble, bibelot, doodad, gadget, gewgaw, knickknack, oddity, trinket
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