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Synonyms for gimmick

Synonyms for gimmick

a clever, unexpected new trick or method

Synonyms for gimmick

a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident


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'Si (Sen.) Bong (Go) sige panood doon sa gimmick mo doon sa...sabi niya tignan mo talaga si Chavit oh,' Duterte said, drawing laughter from the crowd.
"You oust people who are in the state of playing gimmicks in government...She monopolizes.
We don't need gimmicks like electronic voting machines.
Enter the gimmick, the advertising tactic that causes you to pull out your credit card so you too can own a knife that will slice a tin can in half.
If you want proof of how much of a gimmick they are, you only need to read about the latest supermarket boasting about selling loads more strawberries by renaming them Straw Murrays.
The Fire Brigades Union, which is embroiled in a long-running dispute with the Government over pensions, said the announcement was a "gimmick".
A UK Government scheme to allow workers to swap shares for employment rights has been attacked by union leaders as an "expensive gimmick".
Death in Paradise Tuesday, BBC1, 9pm Every good TV cop needs a gimmick, and DI Richard Poole (Ben Miller) is no exception - he's terminally ungrateful.
(Gimmicks are for suckers, right?) I had put the Little Giant into the gimmick category--until I actually tried it.
A BIRMINGHAM MP condemned proposals for an elected mayor to run Birmingham as a "gimmick" - and vowed to work with people from all parties to block the scheme.
But last night School Secretary Ed Balls's New Year gift was branded a "pointless gimmick" by the region's education officials.
However, civil liberties campaigners have attacked the new orders as a "gimmick" that will fail to tackle the causes of offending.
And that's a genuine exception in an entertainment universe where the rule is to regard gayness as a gimmick to jerk audience laughs of tears.