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Meaning of BRIC-A-BRAC

Pronunciation:  'briku`brak

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  miscellaneous curios
 

BRIC-A-BRAC is a 11 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: knickknack, knickknackery, nicknack, whatnot
 
 See Also: stuff, sundries, sundry, whatchamacallit, whatsis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bric"-a brac`\, n. [F.]
Miscellaneous curiosities and works of decorative art,
considered collectively.

{A piece of bric-a-brac}, any curious or antique article of
   virtu, as a piece of antiquated furniture or metal work,
   or an odd knickknack.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: art object, bauble, bibelot, brainchild, chaff, chicken feed, chickenshit, classic, composition, creation, design, details, fribble, froth, gaud, gewgaw, gimcrack, gimcrackery, grotesque, kickshaw, kitsch, knack, knickknack, knickknackery, master, masterpiece, masterwork, minutiae, mobile, museum piece, nude, old master, pasticcio, pastiche, peanuts, piece, piece of virtu, rubbish, small beer, small change, stabile, statue, still life, study, toy, trash, trifles, trinket, trivia, trumpery, virtu, whim-wham, work, work of art
 

 

 

 

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