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gim·mick

 (gĭm′ĭk)
n.
1.
a. An innovative idea or stratagem that is used to attract attention or business but has little or no intrinsic value: "Mr. Freed tried every gimmick to attract customers, once even installing a traffic light in front of the restaurant to force cars to stop" (Sam Roberts).
b. A significant feature that is obscured, misrepresented, or not readily evident; a catch: This deal seems too good to be true. What's the gimmick?
2.
a. A device employed to cheat, deceive, or trick, especially a mechanism for the secret and dishonest control of gambling apparatus.
b. An innovative or unusual mechanical contrivance; a gadget.
3. A small object whose name does not come readily to mind.
tr.v. gim·micked, gim·mick·ing, gim·micks
1. To add gimmicks to; clutter with gadgets or attention-getting details. Often used with up.
2. To change or affect by means of a gimmick.

[Origin unknown.]

gim′mick·y adj.
Translations
مُسْتَعْملا حيلَه للفت الأنْظار
nápaditýtrikový
for smartfuld af fiduser
brellulegur
aldatıcıhileli

gimmicky

[ˈgɪmɪkɪ] ADJefectista

gimmicky

[ˈgɪmɪki] adjfantaisiste

gimmicky

adjeffekthascherisch

gimmicky

[ˈgɪmɪkɪ] adj (fam) a gimmicky filmun film pieno di trovate ad effetto

gimmick

(ˈgimik) noun
something used to attract attention to something or someone. an advertising gimmick.
ˈgimmicky adjective