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Definition 1: any clever maneuver - [noun denoting act]

Samples where gimmick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he would stoop to any device to win a point
  • it was a great sales gimmick
  • a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen

Synonyms for gimmick in the sense of this definition

(gimmick is a kind of ...) a move made to gain a tactical end

(... is a kind of gimmick ) a device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall

(... is a kind of gimmick ) a cunning or deceitful action or device

"he played a trick on me" "he pulled a fast one and got away with it"

Definition 2: something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where gimmick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket
  • there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use

Synonyms for gimmick in the sense of this definition

(gimmick is a kind of ...) miscellaneous unspecified objects

"the trunk was full of stuff"

Definition 3: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where gimmick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it sounds good but what's the catch?

Synonyms for gimmick in the sense of this definition

(gimmick is a kind of ...) the quality of being a hindrance

"he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan"

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