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 took her departure, still brimming over with hot wrath against the absent Hepzibah.
NICK Gubbins and Paul Coughlin ground out halfcenturies as England Lions reached 233-6 on day one of their first four-day match against West Indies A in Jamaica.
oozes a juvenile crudeness that's only emphasised by the ultrabranded T-shirts, caps and other unattractive gubbins on offer to clothe your poor inadequate mutant.
SO Bridget Gubbins claims to belong to a democratic movement that is trying to overturn a democratic decision to leave the EU.
Middlesex, it is true, were hampered by injuries to openers Nick Gubbins and Sam Robson - Gubbins was forced to come in at No.
We might have got the better of the conditions over the three days, but it was a fine performance to come back from being bowled out for 126 on day one and a lot of players stood up" Middlesex, it is true, were hampered by injuries to openers Nick Gubbins and Sam Robson - Gubbins was forced to come in at No 8 after tearing a hamstring in the field - but the way both their batting and bowling fell away in this game will be of great concern to them.
So when a winner's medal from the 1909 final, which had been presented to player Alf "Tot" Gubbins was put up for sale by a relative from New Zealand, Gary was determined to recover a piece of the town's and his family's heritage.
SCORECARD MIDDLESEX v GLAMORGAN At Radlett: Middlesex won by 16 runs MIDDLESEX innings N R T Gubbins lbw b de Lange .
NICK Gubbins defied Yorkshire's five-man seam attack with a battling 120 not out at Lord's to guide Middlesex to 208 for five on the opening day of the potential Specsavers County Championship title decider between the top two in Division One.
MIDDLESEX opener Nick Gubbins rode his luck to punish a careless Yorkshire with his fourth hundred of the summer.
Middlesex were led by a maiden double century for opener Nick Gubbins and a first century for Stevie Eskinazi in only his second first-class fixture.
We knew we were in a flood zone," Michael Gubbins told Brokers Weekly.