Examples of gizmo in a Sentence
He broke the gizmo he uses to open and close his garage door.
found all sorts of interesting woodworking gizmos in the garage
Recent Examples of gizmo from the Web
An action-adventure franchise about a clandestine group of British superspies who fight worldwide evil with the highest-tech gizmos known to man.
Other than flat-screen TV and coffee/tea maker, the rooms are refreshingly free of the gizmos that clutter so many modern hotels.
As the company’s CEO, Blake Lipham, points out, the brand was actually one of the first to introduce USB ports into luggage exteriors—a practically compulsory gizmo for any suitcase worth its salt in 2017.
Amazon Alexa is attracting a base of hardware and software partners in a hot market for connected home gizmos.
My suspicion is that this product was solving a problem that did not really exist, and the market for this gizmo was going to be limited to two residential streets in Palo Alto and one in Beverly Hills.
But the plot is overly reliant on such technology as smartphones and night goggles, gizmos that eventually hamper the paranoiac suspense.
But once the honeymoon phase is over, that gizmo is likely thrown in a drawer or box and never used again.
Once self-contained, gizmos like baby monitors now boast internet access as an essential benefit.
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Origin and Etymology of gizmo
First Known Use: 1942See Words from the same year
Synonymsappliance, contraption, contrivance, gimmick, gadget (also gismo), jigger, widget
Related Wordsimplement, instrument, tool, utensil; ingenuity, innovation, invention; accessory (also accessary), adjunct; mechanism, trick; dingus, doodad, doohickey, hickey, hootenanny [chiefly dialect], thingamabob, thingamajig (or thingumajig), thingummy
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