Definitions for gadgetˈgædʒ ɪt
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appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismo, widget(noun)
a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
a thing whose name cannot be remembered; thingamajig, doohickey
any device or machine, especially one whose name cannot be recalled. Often either clever or complicated.
Origin: . First used in print by Robert Brown in 1886 (see quote in definition section). Might come from gâchette or gagée.
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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- Gadget, ApparatGerman
- μηχάνημα, γκάτζετGreek
- laite, härveli, härpätin, hilavitkutin, vekotin, värkki, vehjeFinnish
- engenhoca, apetrechoPortuguese
- устройство, гаджетRussian
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