garbage disguised as hard work
Piggybackers love gimmicks because it helps disguise their piggybacking behaviour.
Often, Piggybackers spend more time writing emails (or gimmicks) than actually spending time on the actual work or task at hand. This is how you can identify a piggybacker.
Typically, the piggybackers will frustrate the piggybacked with too much gimmicks to the point that the piggybacked will choose to do it himself/herself.
Praising is a critical weapon in the piggybackers arsenal.
Piggybacking and gimmicks are synonymous -- one cannot exist without another.
Piggybacker A: Have you done your part for the report and presentation?
Piggybacker B: Yea, I have done it under a hour -- it is plain gimmicks.
Piggybacked: Can you get me some tibits and a coke?
Piggybacker A and B: Sure! *Comes back with green tea instead of coke*
Piggybacked: I wanted coke!
Piggybacker A and B: We are concerned about your health!
Piggybacker A and B: I like your laptop very, very much!
Piggybacked: Really? It is a very old laptop!
A method of gaining customers or attracting attention by accentuating a certain trait/quality.
Many Southern car dealerships use honesty as a gimmick, insisting that they are "not one of those big-city dealerships".
n. 1. A shiny seductive finish applied to a big pile of bull shit.2.A ploy geared to make you believe something of an untrue nature.
The Glazzel from Tony is one big freaking Gimmick
a special feature for the sake of having a special feature
The SIXAXIS controller is a gimmick
Very similar to deal, it's a word with a nearly infinite number of meanings. Sometimes it's used in reference to prescription medication (particularly Viagra).
Pop a couple of gimmicks and you'll be right where you need to be.
In professional wrestling, a distinctive, sometimes stereotypical persona that a wrestler will take on to make him or her more interesting to the public, in either a positive or negative fashion.
In life, a distinctive, sometimes stereotypical persona that a person will take on to make him or herself more interesting to the public, in either a positive or negative fashion.
The Undertaker's gimmick is that of a 'dead man' with mystical powers, a long trench coat and an ominous, dark appearance.
That girl's gimmick is that of a trendy new york city bitch who describes herself on facebook in one or two word sentences, wears scarves year round, listens to bands you wouldn't expect her to listen to, and pretends to like tea and cupcakes more than she actually fucking does.
Drug injection equipment.
G-berg and Georgie let their gimmicks go rotten / So they died of hepatitis in upper Manhattan (Jim Carroll)