What is another word for catchpenny?

Pronunciation: [kˈat͡ʃpənˌi] (IPA)

Catchpenny is a word that describes anything that is of cheap quality and made specifically to attract people's attention. Some common synonyms for this term include "trinket", "gimmick", "knick-knack", and "bauble". Other words like "tacky" and "kitschy" are also used to describe something of low quality. Another frequently used synonym is "tawdry", meant to describe something colorful and flashy, but of poor quality. Catchpenny items can often be associated with souvenir shops or carnival games, and are created to attract consumers with their appearance rather than their overall value.

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What are the hypernyms for Catchpenny?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Catchpenny

It is horrible to hear the street criers bawling out in their catchpenny voices, "Serious illness of Lord Derby."
MacCarthy, Desmond
Miller's article seems to be based solely on my little catchpenny title.
"The Letters of William James, Vol. II"
William James
Nevertheless, the boys with whom he went to school never tired of calling him "Pirate," and would sometimes sing for his benefit that famous catchpenny song beginning thus: Oh, my name was Captain Brand, A-sailing, And a-sailing; Oh, my name was Captain Brand, A-sailing free.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates"
Howard I. Pyle

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