Small decorative items often
used for decoration, and/or conversation pieces. Synonymous with Knickknacks, baubles, bibelot, curio, dido, gewgaw, gimcrack, novelty, ojets d' art, pretty-pretty, rattletrap(s), toys, trifle, trinket, whatnot, whigmaleerie, souvenir, bric-a-brac, virtu, miniature, kickshaw, notion, trumpery
She had hand-painted bottles, bowls full
of glass beads, snowdomes, and other chochkees on the shelves and end tables.