What does Gadget mean?

Definitions for Gadgetˈgædʒ ɪt

Here are all the 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.

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  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

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