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knick·knackalso nick·nack (nĭk′năk′)
A small ornamental article; a trinket.
[Reduplication of knack.]
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an ornamental trinket.
[1610–20; gradational compound based on knack in obsolete sense “toy”]
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|Noun||1.||knickknack - a small inexpensive mass-produced article|
article - one of a class of artifacts; "an article of clothing"
|2.||knickknack - miscellaneous curios|
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