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doodad

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of doodad

  1. 1 a small article the actual name of which one either does not know or cannot remember <where does this little doodad go?> Synonyms dingus, doohickey, hickey, thingamabob, thingamajig (or thingumajig), thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatnot, whatsit (also whatsis or what-is-it)

  2. 2 a small object displayed for its attractiveness or interest <has a habit of buying gadgets and doodads sold on television shopping channels> Synonyms bauble, bibelot, curio, curiosity, knickknack, gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), gimcrack, kickshaw, novelty, ornamental, tchotchke, trinketRelated Words bijouterie, bric-a-brac, gimcrackery, trinketry, trumpery, virtu (or vertu); bagatelle, trifle; figurine, objet d'art (also objet), ornament; keepsake, memento, souvenir; conversation piece; collectible (or collectable), collector's item

  3. 3 something that decorates or beautifies <the array of doodads that some drivers hang from their rearview mirror> Synonyms adornment, beautifier, caparison, decoration, embellisher, embellishment, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trimRelated Words apparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery, foofaraw, frippery, frosting, froufrou; fal-lal, flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle; enhancement, enrichment, improvement; appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork; bedizenment, gilt, glitter; design, figure, pattern; furnishings, regalia, trappingsNear Antonyms blemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain




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