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gimmicks, plural;
  1. Provide with a gimmick; alter or tamper with
    • - motels and restaurants gimmicked up like barns and country stores
  1. A trick or device intended to attract attention, publicity, or business

  1. catch: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident; "it sounds good but what's the catch?"
  2. doodad: something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known; "she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket"; "there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use"
  3. device: any clever maneuver; "he would stoop to any device to win a point"; "it was a great sales gimmick"; "a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen"
  4. In marketing language, a gimmick is a unique or quirky special feature that makes something "stand out" from its contemporaries. However, the special feature is typically thought to be of little relevance or use. Thus, a gimmick is a special feature for the sake of having a special feature.
  5. Gimmick is the fourth studio album by the American Noise rock band Barkmarket, released in October 12, 1993 through American Recordings.
  6. Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references, and jargon. Much of it stems from the industry's origins in the days of carnivals and circuses, and the slang itself is often referred to as "carny talk. ...
  7. A trick or device used to reach some end; A clever ploy or strategy; To rig or set up with a trick or device
  8. (gimmicky) Resembling, or characteristic of a gimmick; Containing gimmicks
  9. (Gimmicks) Often a Website will use "Gimmicks" to grab the interest of people viewing a web page. It could be an impressive animation, an on-line game or some kind of offer. ...
  10. Can refer to a player gimmick or a gimmick round. Basically a round or player which plays with a certain "theme". Can be amusing once or twice but doing this regularly runs it into the ground very quickly.
  11. A feature of the game that is put in there to attract attention and make the game unique in some way.  A gimmick can also be a decoration on the cabinet or backbox.
  12. A device used in a Thematic Cryptic Crossword. Sometimes gimmicks involve unconventional clue types such as Letters Latent and Misprints. Sometimes encoding or transformation of Answers using, for example, Playfair or Substitution Ciphers.
  13. In conjuring, any small concealed apparatus that is used to produce a magical effect. Also used by fraudulent mediums.
  14. A wrestler who acts like someone they are not EX: Steve Austin being "Stone Cold" or Kane being the Undertaker's Brother
  15. An object that appears natural but has been altered to create a magical effect. Can also be an object that s never seen by the audience that creates the magical effect.
  16. (1) a wrestler’s character in the ring. Ex. The Undertaker is a very successful gimmick. (2) any plunder or foreign objects used as weapons. Ex. Hitting someone with a steel chair is the most common gimmick.
  17. A wrestlers character, what bookers think will separate one wrestler from another. Gimmicks vary in wackiness and can make or break a career.
  18. A wrestler’s distinguishing character traits, i.e. arrogant rich guy.
  19. The way a wrestler acts, looks, etc (including his name) A gimmick is usually made up. ex: a wrestler's gimmick is a police man, so he dresses like one, acts like one, and has a name like a police officer. ...
  20. (noun) A persona that a wrestler is given to make him interesting. While gimmicks have always been a part of pro wrestling, from the mid-80s to the early-90s, gimmicks ruled. ...
  21. A term used for a characters persona. Being a leprechaun is Hornswoggle’s gimmick.
  22. Whatever it is that a magician does to stand out from other magicians. For example, a magician might be known for working with white tigers, performing feats of endurance, constructing large-scale illusions, having one red fingernail, or getting abusive when restaurant patrons don't tip.
  23. A device made to assist in making a piece, usually for holding glass instead of a hot punty, but may also be a neck former, lip shaper, etc., that performs a special purpose function.  Sabot, Snap 2003-07-01 gripper.htm Mechanical assistance to a greater or lesser degree may also be used. ...
  24. 1. The persona that a wrestler has. 2. Slang for a foreign object.
  25. these capacitors are made by twisting together 2 pieces of insulated wire. Values usually range from 3 pF to 15 pF. Usually used in homemade VHF circuits for oscillation feedback.