Definitions for Gadgetˈgædʒ ɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Gadget

Princeton's WordNet

  1. appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismo, widget(noun)

    a device or control that is very useful for a particular job


  1. gadget(Noun)

    a thing whose name cannot be remembered; thingamajig, doohickey

  2. gadget(Noun)

    any device or machine, especially one whose name cannot be recalled. Often either clever or complicated.

  3. Origin: . First used in print by Robert Brown in 1886 (see quote in definition section). Might come from gâchette or gagée.


  1. Gadget

    A gadget is a small tool such as a machine that has a particular function, but is often thought of as a novelty. Gadgets are sometimes referred to as gizmos.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gadget in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gadget in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sam Wang:

    Our pregnancy success rate increased by 20 percent after we started using this gadget, in the past, we had to use huge, expensive microscopes and physically count each sperm one-by-one.

  2. Yann Morvan:

    We didn't want Aerodrums to be a fad. We didn't want it to be the gadget of the year and then it's forgotten, we wanted it to be a proper musical instrument that is introducing air drumming as a legitimate way to drum and keeps going, keeps improving until it's fine to air drum live, it's fine to record using air drums because it's a real musical instrument.

Images & Illustrations of Gadget

Translations for Gadget

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Gadget »


Find a translation for the Gadget definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Gadget definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Gadget." STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 22 Feb. 2017. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for Gadget? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Gadget:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.