Definition of doodad
1 : an ornamental attachment or decoration
2 : an often small article whose common name is unknown or forgotten : gadget
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
Kawakami will be showing his latest doodads at a chindogu exhibition in Korea this spring.
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Origin and Etymology of doodad
First Known Use: 1888
DOODAD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of doodad for English Language Learners
: a usually small object that is used as a decoration
: a small useful device
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