Examples of doodad in a Sentence
where does this little doodad go?
has a habit of buying gadgets and doodads sold on television shopping channels
Recent Examples of doodad from the Web
Bug travels back in time to World War II to steal some magical doodad and teams up with the original Sandman and his kid partner, Sandy; the original Blue Beetle; the WWII comic heroes Gunner and Sarge and Capt.
Fidget cubes and spinners offer a recent example, doodads that offer mechanical intrigue that might, some users hope, distract them from the draw of the smartphone.
This time she was picked up for allegedly stealing $86.22 worth of doodads from a department store in suburban Atlanta.
Now, the ADHD-curbing doodad has also hit the beauty sector.
Corvette: Carbon 65 special-edition Grand Sport and Z06 models celebrate the Corvette’s 65th birthday with special gray paint, carbon-fiber doodads, and natty doorsills.
As Brady has gotten older, he’s begun to style himself as an anti-aging guru, selling dietary supplements and fitness doodads and even magic space pajamas that cost as much as a plane ticket to Chicago.
And in that backpack is both a USB Lightning cable, to charge up anywhere, and the greatest little doodad from Belkin, a $34.95 MixIt Lightning to USB Clip.
Airlines are making bigger bets with premium passengers, offering luxury seats loaded with doodads that could boost the cost of outfitting a plane by millions of dollars.
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Origin and Etymology of doodad
First Known Use: 1888See Words from the same year
Synonymsdingus, doohickey, hickey, thingamabob, thingamajig (or thingumajig), thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatnot, whatsit (also whatsis or what-is-it)
Related Wordsbijouterie, 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
Near Antonymsblemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain
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