Definition of trinket:
pretty-pretty, knickknack, dazzler, bracelet, doo-dad, tinsel, jewelry, trifle, jewel, pin, toy, showpiece, gimcrack, toy, whatnot, frippery, novelty, thing, gewgaw, bangle, thingamajig, gaud, bibelot, fallal, gadget, chachka, ring, freshness, tchotchke, bauble.
When he last looked at it he noticed that the fastening was a trifle slack and, though he handed the trinket back, he told her distinctly that she was not to wear it till it had been either to Tiffany's or Starr's.
- "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.
- "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.