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widget

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noun wid·get \ˈwi-jət\

Simple Definition of widget

  • : any small mechanical or electronic device

Full Definition of widget

  1. 1 :  gadget

  2. 2 :  an unnamed article considered for purposes of hypothetical example

Examples of widget

  1. <manufacturers of all kinds of widgets for the do-it-yourselfer>



Origin of widget

alteration of gadget


First Known Use: 1926

Rhymes with widget



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