costume jewellery

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Costume jewellery is jewellery made from cheap materials.
(in AM, use costume jewelry)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • costume jewellery — noun (U) cheap jewellery that is often designed to look expensive …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • costume jewellery — UK / US noun [uncountable] jewellery that is not valuable but looks expensive …   English dictionary

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  • costume jewellery — /ˈkɒstjum dʒuəlri/ (say kostyoohm joohuhlree) noun decorative jewellery, often made from cheap materials such as beads, shells, etc., and set with imitation or semiprecious stones, and thus of little monetary value …   Australian English dictionary

  • Jewellery — (also spelled jewelry, see spelling differences) is a personal ornament, such as a necklace, ring or bracelet, made from gemstones, precious metals or other materials.The word jewellery is derived from the word jewel , which was anglicised from… …   Wikipedia

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