widget

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noun wid·get \ˈwi-jət\

Definition of widget

  1. 1 :  gadget

  2. 2 :  an unnamed article considered for purposes of hypothetical example

Examples of widget in a Sentence

  1. manufacturers of all kinds of widgets for the do-it-yourselfer

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Origin and Etymology of widget

alteration of gadget


First Known Use: 1926


WIDGET Defined for English Language Learners

widget

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noun

Definition of widget for English Language Learners

  • : any small mechanical or electronic device



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