Definitions for Widgetˈwɪdʒ ɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gizmo, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widget(noun)

    something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known

    "she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket"; "there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use"

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

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

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  1. widget

    1. A meta-thing. Used to stand for a real object in didactic examples (especially database tutorials). Legend has it that the original widgets were holders for buggy whips. “But suppose the parts list for a widget has 52 entries....” 2. [poss.: evoking ‘window gadget’] A user interface object in X graphical user interfaces.


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