gizmo

noun giz·mo \ ˈgiz-(ˌ)mō \
variants: or less commonly gismo
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

Definition of gizmo

plural gizmos also gismos
: gadget

Examples of gizmo in a Sentence

  1. He broke the gizmo he uses to open and close his garage door.

  2. found all sorts of interesting woodworking gizmos in the garage

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Origin and Etymology of gizmo

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GIZMO Defined for English Language Learners

gizmo

noun

Definition of gizmo for English Language Learners

  • : a usually small mechanical or electronic device



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