nicknack


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nick·nack

 (nĭk′năk′)
n.
Variant of knickknack.

knick•knack

(ˈnɪkˌnæk)

n.
an ornamental trinket.
[1610–20; gradational compound based on knack in obsolete sense “toy”]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nicknack - miscellaneous curios
curio, curiosity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity, oddity - something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
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