doodad

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noun doo·dad \ˈdü-ˌdad\

Definition of doodad

  1. 1 :  an ornamental attachment or decoration

  2. 2 :  an often small article whose common name is unknown or forgotten :  gadget

Examples of doodad in a Sentence

  1. where does this little doodad go?

  2. has a habit of buying gadgets and doodads sold on television shopping channels

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Origin and Etymology of doodad

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1888


DOODAD Defined for English Language Learners

doodad

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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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