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gizmo

noun giz·mo \ˈgiz-(ˌ)mō\

Simple Definition of gizmo

  • : a usually small mechanical or electronic device

Full Definition of gizmo

plural gizmos also gismos

  1. :  gadget

Examples of gizmo

  1. He broke the gizmo he uses to open and close his garage door.

  2. <found all sorts of interesting woodworking gizmos in the garage>



Variants of gizmo

also gis·mo play \ˈgiz-(ˌ)mō\

Origin of gizmo

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1943



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