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    jasonlulu_2000 is offline Senior Member
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    Default novel item or novelty item

    She is always looking for novelty items to wear.

    I think "novel" item makes more sense since we use adjective to modify a noun.

    Am I right? Could I say "novel item"?

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    Default Re: novel item or novelty item

    There is a big difference between a novelty item and a novel item.

    Novelty | Define Novelty at Dictionary.com

    See definition 3, that would be the common understanding of "novelty item."

    If you mean she is always looking for new and unique things, then say "novel."

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