[nov-uh l-tee] /ˈnɒv əl ti/
noun, plural novelties.
state or quality of being , new, or unique; newness:
the novelty of a new job.
a novel occurrence, experience, or proceeding:
His sarcastic witticisms had ceased being an entertaining novelty.
an article of trade whose value is chiefly decorative, comic, or the like and whose appeal is often transitory:
a store catering to tourists who loaded up with souvenir pennants and other novelties.
of or relating to novelties as articles of trade:
novelty goods; novelty items.
having or displaying novelties:
noun (pl) -ties
a new or unusual experience or occurrence
(often pl) a small usually cheap new toy, ornament, or trinket
late 14c., “quality of being new,” also “a new manner or fashion, an innovation; something new or unusual,” from Old French noveleté “newness, innovation, change; news, new fashion” (Modern French nouveauté), from novel “new” (see novel (adj.)). Meaning “newness” is attested from late 14c.; sense of “useless but amusing object” is attested from 1901 (e.g. novelty shop, 1973).
noun 1. . noun 1. weatherboarding having its upper edges narrowed to fit into grooves or rabbets in its lower edges, and its backs flat against the sheathing or studs of the wall.
[noh-vem-ber] /noʊˈvɛm bər/ noun 1. the eleventh month of the year, containing 30 days. 2. a word used in communications to represent the letter N. Abbr.: Nov. /nəʊˈvɛmbə/ noun 1. the eleventh month of the year, consisting of 30 days 2. (communications) a code word for the letter n c.1200, from Old French novembre and […]
- November eve
noun See Samhain
[noh-vuh m-di-sil-yuh n] /ˌnoʊ vəm dɪˈsɪl yən/ noun, plural novemdecillions (as after a numeral) novemdecillion. 1. a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 60 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 114 zeros. adjective 2. amounting to one novemdecillion in number.