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Definition of Gadget by Merriam-Webster

May 12, 2020 | gadget | No Comments

gad·​get | ˈga-jət How to pronounce gadget (audio)

: an often small mechanical or electronic device with a practical use but often thought of as a novelty

Other Words from gadget

gadgetry ˈga-​jə-​trē How to pronounce gadgetry (audio) noun
gadgety ˈga-​jə-​tē How to pronounce gadgety (audio) adjective

Examples of gadget in a Sentence

The kitchen is equipped with all the latest gadgets.

cell phones, pagers, and other gadgets

Recent Examples on the Web One shopper raved about how well this gadget stores her produce.


Madeline Diamond, Travel + Leisure, “These Kitchen Tools Will Help You Keep Food Fresh for Longer (Video),” 29 Apr. 2020
But there’s a better gadget deal in the pandemic: the iPad.


Brian X. Chen, New York Times, “Why Apple’s iPad Is the Gadget of the Pandemic,” 21 Apr. 2020
Not that her interest in gadgets extends to an assembly-line approach.

Los Angeles Times, “Fiona Apple’s
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