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Something that is silly or useless - synonyms or related words

gimmick

noun

something that is intended to impress and interest you but is really not at all useful

white elephant

noun

an object that is useless and may have cost a lot of money

rubbish

noun

something that is useless, of no value, or of very low quality

frippery

noun

something useless but attractive or enjoyable

frivolity

noun

something that is silly

muck

noun

informal

something unpleasant, offensive, or of no value

snake oil

noun

mainly American

informal

something useless that someone tries to sell you or make you believe is good

dreck

noun

mainly American

informal

something that is useless, of no value, or of very low quality

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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