knick-knack

knick-knack also knickknack, 1570s, reduplication of KNACK (Cf. knack) "stratagem, trick."

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  • Knick Knack — Données clés Titre original Knick Knack Réalisation John Lasseter Scénario John Lasseter Sociétés de production Pixar Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • knick-knack — (also nick nack) ► NOUN ▪ a small worthless object, especially an ornament. ORIGIN originally in the sense «a petty trick»: reduplication of KNACK(Cf. ↑knack) …   English terms dictionary

  • Knick Knack — (La Destreza de Knick en Latinoamérica) es un cortometraje animado de Pixar producido en 1989. Argumento Un muñeco de nieve, atrapado dentro de una bola de cristal navideña, ve un día a una hermosa, voluptuosa y exótica muñequita, de ahí en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • knick-knack — [ˈnık næk] n a small object used as a decoration = ↑ornament ▪ They had various knick knacks on the top of the bookcase …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • knick|knack|er|y — «NIHK NAK uhr ee», noun, plural er|ies. 1. knickknacks collectively. 2. = knickknack. (Cf. ↑knickknack) …   Useful english dictionary

  • knick|knack — «NIHK NAK», noun. a pleasing trifle; ornament; trinket: »The old lady surrounded herself with knicknacks. SYNONYM(S): gimcrack, kickshaw. Also, nicknack. ╂[varied reduplication of knack1 a trick] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knick Knack — This article is the Pixar short Knick Knack. For the James Bond henchman see: Nick Nack .Infobox Film name = Knick Knack caption = Star of the film imdb rating = imdb id = 0097674 producer = John Lasseter director = John Lasseter writer = John… …   Wikipedia

  • Knick Knack — Filmdaten Originaltitel Knick Knack Produktionsland Vereinigte Staaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • knick-knack — UK [ˈnɪk ˌnæk] / US [ˈnɪkˌnæk] noun [countable] Word forms knick knack : singular knick knack plural knick knacks a small cheap object used as a decoration …   English dictionary

  • knick-knack — n. 1 a useless and usu. worthless ornament; a trinket. 2 a small, dainty article of furniture, dress, etc. Derivatives: knick knackery n. knick knackish adj. Etymology: redupl. of knack in obs. sense trinket …   Useful english dictionary

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