French translation of 'novelty'
1. (quality of being new and interesting) nouveauté f
Once the novelty has worn off ... Une fois passé l’attrait de nouveauté ...
2. (new and interesting thing or situation) nouveauté f
to be a novelty être une nouveauté
3. (= cheap toy or ornament) gadget m
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The first year had been wonderful, a blissful novelty for them both.PASSION AND ILLUSION (2003)
I'd thought it might be a novelty, an unusual night out for us, a simple excuse to see Maria again.A NASTY DOSE OF DEATH (2003)
But then Brunel's vessel was neither fish nor fowl: a passenger liner too ugly and dirty to offer much beyond novelty value.ANTI-ICE (2003)
But of course the novelty faded, and numbers began to decline.PROSPECT HILL (2003)
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British English: novelty NOUN
Novelty is the quality of being different, new, and unusual.
In the city, rapidly changing styles cater to a desire for novelty and individualism.
Translation of novelty from the Collins English to French Dictionary