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Meaning of GIMMICK

Pronunciation:  'gimik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any clever (deceptive) maneuver; "he would stoop to any device to win a point"
  2. [n]  something whose name is either forgotten or not known

GIMMICK is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: device, dohickey, dojigger, doodad, doohickey, gismo, gizmo, gubbins, hickey, thingamabob, thingamajig, thingmabob, thingmajig, thingumabob, thingumajig, thingummy, twist
 See Also: fast one, maneuver, manoeuvre, stuff, sundries, sundry, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre, trick, whatchamacallit, whatsis



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