What does bauble mean?

bauble meaning in General Dictionary

A trifling bit of finery a gewgaw that which is homosexual and showy without genuine price an inexpensive showy plaything

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  • a mock scepter held by a court jester
  • low priced showy jewelry or decoration on clothing
  • A trifling little bit of finery; a gewgaw; what is gay and showy without real worth; an inexpensive, showy plaything.
  • The fool's club.

bauble meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"showy trinket or ornament," early 14c., from Old French baubel "child's model, trinket," most likely a reduplication of bel, from Latin bellus "pretty" (see bene-). Or otherwise related to babe, child.


bauble meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A trifling piece of finery; a gewgaw; that which is gay and showy without genuine value; an affordable, showy plaything.

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  • (n.) The fool's club.

Sentence Examples with the word bauble

A trinket or bauble you inherited from a family member.

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