gubbins


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gubbins

(ˈɡʌbɪnz)
n
1. (functioning as singular) an object of little or no value
2. (functioning as singular) a small device or gadget
3. (functioning as plural) odds and ends; litter or rubbish
4. (functioning as singular) a silly person
[C16 (meaning: fragments): from obsolete gobbon, probably related to gobbet]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gubbins - something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not knowngubbins - something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known; "she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket"; "there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use"
stuff - miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"
Translations

gubbins

[ˈgʌbɪnz] N (Brit)
1. (= thing) → chisme m, cacharro m
2. (= silly person) → bobo/a m/f

gubbins

n (Brit dated inf, things) → Zeug nt (inf); (person) → Dussel m (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Gubbins. "He's a rich man; and there's been a quarrel between him and Hepzibah this many a day, because he won't give her a living.
Gubbins took her departure, still brimming over with hot wrath against the absent Hepzibah.
They fell 12 runs short of that despite the efforts of Graham Wagg, who eventually perished for 48 as he heaved a Tom Helm bouncer into the hands of Nick Gubbins, running in from the boundary.
They resumed on 195-2 with Malan unbeaten on 107 and Nick Gubbins 82.
Then skipper Malan and Nick Gubbins cashed in during a marathon final session of 51 overs with an unbroken third wicket partnership of 175.
you race through runs of randomly generated tracks towards a main challenge for each region (forest, glacial, desert), collecting points that establish your global standing and unlocking gubbins such as mohawks or t-shirts.
COUNTY CRICKET NICK GUBBINS and Sam Robson starred with the bat again as Middlesex beat Glamorgan by five wickets to move closer to a One-Day Cup quarterfinal place.
Stevie Eskinazi and Nick Gubbins both struck dogged half-centuries, displaying a stickability sadly lacking in the Seaxes' first innings at Wantage Road.
Dated: 23rd January 2019 By Order of the Board John MacCarthy Ita Gubbins
Middlesex were able to haul themselves back into the contest courtesy of a fine partnership between Nick Gubbins and Stevie Eskinazi, eradicating the hosts' lead and handing Dawid Malan's men an advantage of 66 runs going into the third day.
With Oliver Hannon-Dalby again obtaining plenty of swing from the Nursery End and the sky starting to cloud over, Eskinazi and Nick Gubbins found themselves under pressure.
Ed Gubbins, Technology Analyst at GlobalData says: "Mobile network equipment vendors have, in the past five years, introduced low-power radio network solutions similar to DAS that they say are cost-effective for medium-sized venues.