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tchotchke

A trinket or bauble, typically one that is small and ornamental. Originally from Yiddish. My grandmother always comes back from the flea market with yet another tchotchke to clutter up our house. I don't know why, but I'm always drawn to the random tchotchkes these souvenir shops sell.

tchotchke

and chotchke
n. a trinket or ornament. (From Yiddish.) Her whole house is filled with tchotchkes and old photographs.
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Of course, the reason the tchotchke phenomenon is working, at least for now, is that the goods are sold only at upscale stores at high prices and in limited supplies.
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But the tchotchke era is over, according to leaders in the field, who spoke at a conference on wellness programs sponsored by the World Research Group.
When corporate wellness programs first emerged 2 decades ago, companies hoped that they would be able to woo participants with the promise of better health and inexpensive gifts like T-shirts and emblazoned water bottles, but the tchotchke era is over, according to leaders in the field, who spoke at a conference on wellness programs sponsored by the World Research Group.
Germans and Italians didn't draw much ire as a people, but companies sold plenty of tchotchke featuring crude characters that passed for Hitler by virtue of the trademark mustache and swoop of black hair.
They don't need another knick-knack or tchotchke to collect dust, and probably have all the tee shirts or bathrobes they'll be able to use for the rest of their lives.
We're a niche-type beauty care company that offers a broad range of skin care items including our phenomenally successful Bye Bye Blemish solution as well as cosmetics, hair care accessories, jewelry, room decor and other tchotchke [knickknackl items that teens buy.
Fired and glazed, it could be a striking mantel tchotchke.
None of this stuff is random, though: Each huddled tchotchke is either a souvenir from where I've been or a signpost pointing somewhere I'd like to go.
The bonuses: easy move-ins for most, a pleasant exhibit area, clean bathrooms, no trekking crosstown and back, "No tchotchke lookie-loo looters" (thank you Marc Mikulich, Wiley), "No yahoos" (Jerry Houle, Bliss House).
Absolut Tchotchke features a ceramic bottle with flowers and baby animals that manages to be both whimsical and dreadful at the same time.
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