noun, plural nov·el·ties.
- (of a weave) consisting of a combination of basic weaves.
- (of a fabric or garment) having a pattern or design produced by a novelty weave.
- (of yarn) having irregularities within the fibrous structure.
Words nearby novelty
Example sentences from the Web for novelty
“The novelty of David Duke has worn off,” said Scalise then.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference |Tim Mak |December 30, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Novelty aside, the real question is whether these avowedly chaste men of the cloth are listening.The Vatican's Same-Sex Synod: The Bishops Hear About Reality. Do They Listen? |Barbie Latza Nadeau |October 12, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Not even the hawkiest neo-conservative is calling for war, a novelty in recent American history.
The appeal of Bitcoin lies in part in its novelty and techy-ness.The Free-Market Cluelessness of Bitcoin Enthusiasts |Daniel Gross |March 7, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
For them, novelty and naughtiness were the ultimate aphrodisiacs.
It is curious to find that in 1821 the function of the hospital as a school for students of medicine was something of a novelty.Springtime and Other Essays |Francis Darwin
Even when Heylin published his Cosmography, (1652,) forks were still a novelty.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things |Edmund Fillingham King
The result of all this novelty was that she began to look at life from a different point of view.Paul Patoff |F. Marion Crawford
The species generally found are limpets and muscles, but with little variety and no novelty.
Many subjects became stale to him at last; but the curious invention called man remained a novelty to him to the end.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete |Albert Bigelow Paine
British Dictionary definitions for novelty
noun plural -ties
- the quality of being new and fresh and interesting
- (as modifier)novelty value