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gadget

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noun gad·get \ˈga-jət\

Simple Definition of gadget

  • : a small, useful device

Full Definition of gadget

  1. :  an often small mechanical or electronic device with a practical use but often thought of as a novelty

gad·ge·teer play \ˌga-jə-ˈtir\ noun
gad·get·ry play \ˈga-jə-trē\ noun
gad·gety play \-jə-tē\ adjective

Examples of gadget

  1. The kitchen is equipped with all the latest gadgets.

  2. cell phones, pagers, and other gadgets



Origin of gadget

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1886

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GADGET Defined for Kids

gadget

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noun gad·get \ˈga-jət\

Definition of gadget

  1. :  a small useful device that is often interesting, unfamiliar, or unusual





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