Trinkety vs Trinketry - What's the difference?

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As an adjective trinkety

is (informal) resembling or characteristic of a trinket; gaudy and worthless.

As a noun trinketry is

ornaments of dress; trinkets, collectively.

trinkety

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (informal) Resembling or characteristic of a trinket; gaudy and worthless.
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    trinketry

    English

    Noun

  • Ornaments of dress; trinkets, collectively.
  • No trinketry on front, or neck, or breast. — Southey.
    (Webster 1913)