English to Afrikaans Meaning :: gimcrack

Gimcrack :
prullig
- prulliggimcracks
 

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Noun(1) ornamental objects of no great value
Adjective(1) tastelessly showy

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(1) At a time when most automakers are shoehorning every new gimcrack gadget they can into their concept cars, leave it to the stolid Swedes at Volvo to get back to basics.(2) A ÔÇÿWhatsit,ÔÇÖ as you probably know, is defined as a gadget, tool, gimcrack , or gimmick whose purpose is not immediately apparent (to the uninitiated).(3) Gimmicks and panacea - like glittery gimcrack lures for fishermen - are widely available and equally useless.(4) There's nothing you can do to change the little ones' minds about the gewgaws and gimcracks they expect to find beneath the tree - or to stop your in-laws' annual onslaught, for that matter.(5) The walls were hung with utensils for field and kitchen, and the shelves were stocked with old-fashioned hand tools and cooking gimcracks .(6) He was driving some sissy little Japanese car with odd little tires and wheels and a bunch of ugly gewgaws and gimcracks bolted on.(7) As soon as they arrive, Amelia excitedly shows Rebecca ÔÇÿover every room of the house, and everything in every one of her drawers; and her books, and her piano, and her dresses, and all her necklaces, brooches, laces, and gimcracks '.
Synonyms
Noun
1. nonsense ::
nonsens
4. frill ::
valletjie
6. trumpery ::
vodderij
Adjective
7. shoddy ::
shoddy
8. jerry-built ::
Jerry-gebou
9. flimsy ::
swak
10. insubstantial ::
bedruk
11. thrown together ::
saamgegooi
12. makeshift ::
tydelike
13. inferior ::
minderwaardige
14. poor-quality ::
swak gehalte
15. second-rate ::
tweede-koers
16. cheap ::
goedkoop
17. cheapjack ::
cheapjack
18. tawdry ::
opgedirkt
19. kitsch ::
kitsch
21. chintzy ::
chintzy
22. trashy ::
waardeloos
23. dime-store ::
goedkoop winkel
24. tacky ::
onhandig
26. cheapo ::
Cheapo
28. low-rent ::
lae-huur
Different Forms
gimcrack, gimcracks
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