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- novelty (n.)
- 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 (as in novelty shop, 1973).
- 1. They're treating it like a game, a novelty. That's got to stop.
- 2. Having a mid-morning party certainly adds novelty value.
- 3. There's a certain novelty value in this approach.
- 4. My mother bought a novelty pen for me.
- 5. When you realise they are singing the same songs over again, the novelty wears off.
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