Gewgaw in a Sentence  ๐Ÿ”Š

Definition of Gewgaw

something that is flashy or showy but ultimately useless or pointless

Examples of Gewgaw in a sentence

If you ask me, an expensive sports car is little more than a gewgaw, since it doesnโ€™t do anything that a regular car doesnโ€™t do with just a little less style.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Name brand jeans are nothing more than a gewgaw, being no different than regular jeans and therefore serving no actual special purpose.  ๐Ÿ”Š

There are many products that are supposedly better than others, but if they do not perform better than those other products they are nothing more than a gewgaw.  ๐Ÿ”Š

The most obvious example of a gewgaw in the modern military is the battleship, a warship that looks intimidating and powerful but is no longer a truly viable combat vehicle.  ๐Ÿ”Š

A bomber is mostly considered a gewgaw in the modern air force, because even though they look powerful, their role is often easily handled by regular strike fighters.  ๐Ÿ”Š

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