doodad


doo·dad

noun \ˈdü-ˌdad\

: a usually small object that is used as a decoration

: a small useful device

Full Definition of DOODAD

1
:  an ornamental attachment or decoration
2
:  an often small article whose common name is unknown or forgotten :  gadget

Examples of DOODAD

  1. <where does this little doodad go?>
  2. <has a habit of buying gadgets and doodads sold on television shopping channels>

Origin of DOODAD

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1888

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