1. something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known

- there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use

Similar word(s): doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatsis, widget

Definition categories: man–made, stuff

2. a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

Similar word(s): appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gismo, widget

Definition categories: man–made, device