Synonyms and Antonyms of doodad
1 a small article the actual name of which one either does not know or cannot remember where does this little doodad go? Synonyms of doodad dingus, doohickey, hickey, thingamabob, thingamajig (or thingumajig), thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatnot, whatsit (also whatsis or what-is-it)
2 a small object displayed for its attractiveness or interest has a habit of buying gadgets and doodads sold on television shopping channels Synonyms of doodad bauble, bibelot, curio, curiosity, knickknack, gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), gimcrack, kickshaw, novelty, ornamental, tchotchke, trinketWords Related to doodad bijouterie, bric-a-brac, gimcrackery, trinketry, trumpery, virtu (or vertu); bagatelle, trifle; figurine, objet d'art (also objet), ornament; keepsake, memento, souvenir; conversation piece; collectible (or collectable), collector's item
3 something that decorates or beautifies the array of doodads that some drivers hang from their rearview mirror Synonyms of doodad adornment, beautifier, caparison, decoration, embellisher, embellishment, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trimWords Related to doodad apparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery, foofaraw, frippery, frosting, froufrou; fal-lal, flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle; enhancement, enrichment, improvement; appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork; bedizenment, gilt, glitter; design, figure, pattern; furnishings, regalia, trappingsNear Antonyms of doodad blemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain
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