What is another word for gimcrackery?

36 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɡˈɪmkɹɐkəɹi], [ ɡˈɪmkɹɐkəɹi], [ ɡ_ˈɪ_m_k_ɹ_ɐ_k_ə_ɹ_i]

Gimcrackery is a term which refers to anything that is shoddy or of poor quality. There are many synonyms for the term which can be used to describe this type of thing. Some common synonyms include tawdriness, gaudiness, ostentation, showiness, and flashiness. Other synonyms for gimcrackery include cheapness, flimsiness, shoddiness, and inferiority. These terms are often used to describe things that are considered to be of low quality or tasteless in appearance. Whether you are describing an object or a person, the use of these synonyms can help you to accurately convey the idea of gimcrackery.

Synonyms for Gimcrackery:

What are the hypernyms for Gimcrackery?

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

Usage examples for Gimcrackery

Now, you'd think one of them pocket-knives, with a blade like a sabre, and a saw and a corkscrew, and the Lord knows what amount of gimcrackery all in one handle, would fetch them more than any mortal thing.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford
"Well, Mrs. Waterlow evidently didn't think it gimcrackery, or, if she did, she didn't mind.
"The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece"
Anne Douglas Sedgwick
"I did think it gimcrackery; but, to tell the truth, I never really saw it at all.
"The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece"
Anne Douglas Sedgwick

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