What does contraption mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term contraption:


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

Wiktionary

  1. contraption(Noun)

    A machine that is complicated and precarious.

  2. contraption(Noun)

    Any object referred to with irony, derision, or contempt.

  3. Origin: Originally a Western US English dialectical word. origin. Perhaps from contrive + trap + -tion

Freebase

  1. Contraption

    Contraption is an American game show and one of the original programs on the Disney Channel, which ran from April 18, 1983 to January 9, 1988 and again from March 8 to October 25, 1989. The show was hosted by actor/comedian Ralph Harris and announced by Miranda Fredricks.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Contraption

    kon-trap′shun, n. (U.S.) a contrivance.

Suggested Resources

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How to pronounce contraption?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say contraption in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contraption in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contraption in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of contraption

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