Definition of gizmo
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
None of these gizmos is a substitute for packing your common sense.
Kirtland Air Force Base, near Albuquerque, became the place where gizmos dreamed up by the Los Alamos brain trust would be manufactured.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'gizmo'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of gizmo
First Known Use: 1942
GIZMO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gizmo for English Language Learners
: a usually small mechanical or electronic device
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up gizmo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).