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Use the word gadget to talk about a small mechanical device, especially an ingenious or novel one.

Most tech devices are called gadgets.

Do you remember Inspector Gadget? He was a detective that used many gadgets to solve the mysteries!

Related Vocabulary


It is a shortened version of “what you may call it”. You use it when you cannot remember the name of something.

My whatchamacallit is broken – the thing that controls the oven temperature.


Now listen to the pronunciation of gizmo and gadget, and learn how to use them in a sentence: