joypad

noun

joy·​pad ˈjȯi-ˌpad How to pronounce joypad (audio)

Examples of joypad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, for certain game genres — and longer gaming sessions — a joypad might offer comparable performance. Matt Ng, Popular Mechanics, 13 Mar. 2023 The control group would occasionally get their hands on a joypad at a friend's house, but such opportunities only took up an average of 9 minutes a day. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 23 Feb. 2010 In each video, Chalamet, who does not show his face, unveils an Xbox controller with a different design, including a joypad that's green and red, another that's blue and silver and his last one with red and black stripes. NBC News, 28 Oct. 2021 Enter the 60Beat GamePad, a Playstation-style joypad for iOS devices. Charlie Sorrel, WIRED, 30 Dec. 2011

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Word History

First Known Use

1988, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of joypad was in 1988

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“Joypad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joypad. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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