Student Thesaurus

One entry found for novelty.
Entry Word: novelty
Function: noun
Text: 1 the quality or appeal of being new <the novelty of having a cat wore off after the first time I had to change the litter box>
Synonyms freshness, newness, originality
Related Words strangeness, unfamiliarity, unusualness; progressiveness; up-to-dateness; departure, divergence, innovation, offshoot, shoot
Near Antonyms banality, commonness, familiarity, staleness
2 novelties plural
small useful items <travel kits filled with small bars of soap, a folding toothbrush, and other novelties> -- see NOTION 1
3 a small object displayed for its attractiveness or interest <a shop selling souvenirs, T-shirts, and assorted novelties for tourists passing through> -- see KNICKKNACK