bauble definition

  • noun:
    • A small, showy ornament of small worth; a trinket.
    • Archaic A mock scepter held by a court jester.
    • an affordable showy ornament piece of jewellery; a gewgaw.
    • A club or sceptre carried by a jester.
    • a tiny shiny spherical decoration, generally apply Christmas time woods.
    • A trifling piece of finery; a gewgaw; whatever is gay and showy without real value; an inexpensive, showy plaything.
    • The trick's club.
    • a young child's plaything or doll.
    • A trifling piece of finery; that which is homosexual or showy without real price; a gewgaw.
    • A trifle; a thing of little or no worth; a childish or silly matter or affair.
    • Primarily, a sort of scepter or staff of company, the feature of Folly personified, held because of the jesters of kings and great lords in the middle centuries, and down seriously to the seventeenth century.
    • a mock scepter carried by a court jester
    • inexpensive showy jewelry or ornament on clothes
  • others:
    • Trifling; insignificant; contemptible.
    • Also spelled bawble.
    • To trifle.

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