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Definition of gubbins noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gubbins

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡʌbɪnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌbɪnz//
 
[uncountable] (old-fashioned, British English, informal)
 
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various things that are not important All the gubbins that came with the computer is still in the box. Word Origin mid 16th cent. (in the sense ‘fragments’): from obsolete gobbon ‘piece, slice, gob’, from Old French; probably related to gobbet. Current senses date from the early 20th cent.