conversation piece definition

  • noun:
    • An unusual item that arouses comment or interest.
    • A genre painting, well-known especially in the 18th century, depicting a team of stylish men and women.
    • a silly product, such as a painting, or a tabletop knick-knack which motivates remark from visitors, and so helps you to make new friends.
    • A painting of several folks engaged in conversation or some other task, popular in 18th century.
    • something interesting that encourages discussion

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