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[gyoo-gaw, goo-] /ˈgyu gɔ, ˈgu-/

something gaudy and useless; trinket; bauble.
/ˈɡjuːɡɔː; ˈɡuː-/
a showy but valueless trinket
showy and valueless; gaudy

early 13c., giuegaue, contemptuous reduplication, possibly connected with Old French gogue “rejoicing, jubilation; joke, prank, mockery, game;” or jou-jou “toy,” baby-talk word, from jouer “to play,” from Latin jocare (see joke).


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