gimcrack \JIM-krak\, noun:
- A showy but useless or worthless object; a gewgaw.
- Tastelessly showy; cheap; gaudy.
The origin of gimcrack is uncertain. It is perhaps an alteration of Middle English gibecrake, "a slight or flimsy ornament."
- The act of trapping a person under bed covers after releasing vile ass fumes
Dave vomited on the sheets when his wife gave him a white castle dutch oven.
- James Doohan 1920
- Diana Barrymore 1921
- George Pullman 1831