Meaning of gimcrackery

gim•crack•er•y

Pronunciation: (jim'krak"u-rē), [key]
— n.
  1. cheap, showy, useless trifles, ornaments, trinkets, etc.
  2. obvious or contrived effects, esp. in art, music, literature, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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