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Noun: novelty  nó-vul-tee
  1. Originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel
    - freshness
     
  2. Originality by virtue of being new and surprising
    - freshness
     
  3. A small, inexpensive, mass-produced article
    - knickknack
     
  4. Cheap showy jewellery or ornament on clothing
    - bangle, bauble, gaud [archaic], gewgaw, fallal [archaic], trinket, geegaw, kickshaw [N. Amer]

Derived forms: novelties

Type of: adornment, article, originality

Part of: trinketry

Encyclopedia: Novelty, Missouri