features added to a product; special parts or functions; extras.
additional features or accessories which are nonessential but very attractive: my car has all the latest bells and whistles
additions, such as options or warranties, made to a financial product to increase its market appeal
Nonessential elements, esp when impressive and decorative; frills: the latest ”bells and whistles,” as high-tech frills are called/ you strip away the technological bells and whistles
Accessories and accoutrements, esp of the flashier sort; refinements; adornments; finishing touches: Maserati, with all the bells and whistles (1970s+)
- Bells of ireland
a plant, Molucella laevis, native to western Asia, having inconspicuous white flowers, each surrounded by an enlarged green calyx. noun (functioning as sing) an annual garden plant, Moluccella laevis, whose flowers have a green cup-shaped calyx: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
Informal. a pain in the abdomen or bowels. Informal. to complain; grumble. Contemporary Examples The 7 Best Andy Rooney Kvetches The Daily Beast Video November 4, 2011 Historical Examples Thorley Weir E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson In the Days of Poor Richard Irving Bacheller The Life or Legend of Gaudama Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet […]
Informal. a pain in the abdomen or bowels. Informal. to complain; grumble. noun an informal term for stomachache verb (intransitive) (slang) to complain repeatedly n.
a band worn about the belly, as of a harnessed horse or of an infant to protect the navel. a band of paper around a new book, usually printed with information about the book’s contents and sometimes used instead of a book jacket. a band of strong paper, plastic, tape, or the like, placed around […]