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Definition of the noun tchotchke

What does tchotchke mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tchotchkes

  1. (Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
  2. (Yiddish) an inexpensive showy trinket

Alternative definition of the noun tchotchke


  1. A small, decorative item or souvenir, usually of no particular value.
  2. [obsolete] A bimbo.

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Google previewFundraising For Dummies (2005)

by John Mutz, Katherine Murray

A tchotchke is a Yiddish word often used for a giveaway knickknack or trinket without much value. This term is frequently used ...

Google previewDictionary of Spelling

by Pramod K. Chaudhari

Tchotchke: This improbably spelled alteration of a Yiddish word meaning “trinket” is a spelling bee competitor's nightmare. Here's a list of some more foreign words and phrases used in English and often misspelled. The English meanings are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Gothica (2011)

by Liisa Ladouceur, Gary Pullin

Also a popular STEAMPUNK accessory, commonly made of leather affixed with brass orother repurposed metal tchotchke. GAWTH Alternate spelling of Goth, used snarkily in online whiningabout nonGoths or MALL GOTHS who think theyare ...

Google previewThe Everything Large-Print Crossword Dictionary (2010)

Finding a solution has never been easier! by Charles Timmerman

___ minor 3 ine Tchotchke 7.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Failed Relationships (2007)

26 Tales of Love Gone Wrong by Meredith Broussard

Subsequent tests will determine that the air freshener—bought from your derelict brother's tchotchke headshop in Atlanta—was soaked in a tremendous amount of PCP. The Feds will prosecute your mother for drug dealing and for ...

Google previewThe Disheveled Dictionary (2003)

A Curious Caper Through Our Sumptuous Lexicon by Karen Elizabeth Gordon

also tchotchkeleh (diminutive of tsatske, tchotchke)...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora (2009)

Origins, Experiences, and Culture by Mark Avrum Ehrlich

tchotchke (kitschy bric-a- brac), ...

Google previewDictionary of Jewish Terms (2011)

A Guide to the Language of Judaism by Ronald L. Eisenberg

Tchotchke. Literally a “toy,” this Yiddish word is used to denote any attractive but insignificant trinket or inexpensive souvenir. Teacher of Righteousness. The title given in the Dead Sea Scrolls to the organizer of the community at Qumran.

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl

3 AMT fractions: 4 TSPS Tchaikovsky ballet: 8 SWANLAKE ballet role: 4 SWAN middle name: 5 ILICH Tchotchke: 7 TRINKET holder: 7 ETAGERE TDK rival: 7 MEMOREX Te- ( cigar ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

doohickey, fallal, gadget, gaud, gewgaw, gimcrack, jewel, kickshaw, knickknack, novelty, ornament, plaything, showpiece, tchotchke, thingamabob, thingamajig, toy, trifle trio: threesome, triad, trinity, triume trip: cruise, drive, errand , excursion, ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

tchotchke tear-ass tchotchke ;/. (aha chotchkie ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

adopted, elected; 8 selected Choson: 5 Korea; IS Korean Peninsula chotchke : 5 curio; 6 bauble, gewgaw, trifle; 7 bibelot, novelty, trinket, whatnot; 8 gim- crack, kickshaw, nicknack, whim-wham; 9 bagatelle, bric-a-brac, tchotchke; 10 knick- ...

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Tchotchke Meaning

Video shows what tchotchke means. A small, decorative item or souvenir, usually of no particular value.. A bimbo.. tchotchke synonyms: Wikisaurus:trinket.

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Scrabble value of T1C3H4O1T1C3H4K5E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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