Pronunciation of Gadget
/ɡˈad͡ʒɪt/, /ɡˈadʒɪt/, /ɡ_ˈa_dʒ_ɪ_t/
Synonyms for gadget:
Other synonyms and related words:
stratagem, dodge, thingamajig, power tool, thingumajig, thingummy, object, thingmajig, doohickey, public lavatory, knickknack, gadgetry, comfort station, trinket, restroom, gubbins, apparatus, whatchamacallit, gismo, devisal, thingmabob, thingumabob, public toilet, wash room, thingamabob, whatsis, jigger, thing.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
gadgetry, machine tool, power tool.
device, novelty (noun)
Usage examples for gadget:
- I'll give this gadget back to you in a minute. - "An Encounter in Atlanta", Ed Howdershelt.
- I snap off the gadget and head for my rocket jeep, and fifteen seconds later I am walking into the factory where a hundred citizens are already at work on the inner spaceship. - "Operation Earthworm", Joe Archibald.
- With that gadget there, we can pick it up and throw it away. - "The Black Star Passes", John W Campbell.