Definition of widget
1 : gadget
2 : an unnamed article considered for purposes of hypothetical example
Examples of widget in a Sentence
manufacturers of all kinds of widgets for the do-it-yourselfer
Recent Examples of widget from the Web
All the widgets should come with a simple service fee.
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Origin and Etymology of widget
alteration of gadget
First Known Use: 1926
WIDGET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of widget for English Language Learners
: any small mechanical or electronic device
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