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bric-a-brac

 (brĭk′ə-brăk′)
n.
Small, usually ornamental objects valued for their antiquity, rarity, originality, or sentimental associations.

[French bric-à-brac, expressive of confusion.]

bric-a-brac

(ˈbrɪkəˌbræk)
n
miscellaneous small objects, esp furniture and curios, kept because they are ornamental or rare
[C19: from French; phrase based on bric piece]

bric-a-brac

or bric-à-brac

(ˈbrɪk əˌbræk)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
miscellaneous small articles collected for their decorative or other interest; knickknacks.
[1830–40; < French, Middle French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bric-a-brac - miscellaneous curios
curio, curiosity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity, oddity - something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

bric-a-brac

noun knick-knacks, ornaments, trinkets, baubles, odds and ends, curios, stuff, miscellany, objets d'art (French), gewgaws, bibelots, kickshaws, objects of virtu The rooms are choked with bric-a-brac.
Translations

bric-à-brac

[ˈbrɪkəbræk] N (no pl) → chucherías fpl, curiosidades fpl

bric-a-brac

[ˈbrɪkəbræk] nbric-à-brac m

bric-a-brac

nNippes m, → Nippsachen pl

bric-a-brac

[ˈbrɪkəˌbræk] n no plbric-à-brac m inv