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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [gaj-i-tree]
    • /ˈgædʒ ɪ tri/
    • /ˈɡæ.dʒɪ.tri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [gaj-i-tree]
    • /ˈgædʒ ɪ tri/

Definitions of gadgetry word

  • noun gadgetry mechanical or electronic contrivances; gadgets: the gadgetry of the well-equipped modern kitchen. 1
  • noun gadgetry (uncountable) machines, technology. 1
  • noun gadgetry devices, appliances 1
  • uncountable noun gadgetry Gadgetry is small machines or devices which do something useful. 0
  • noun gadgetry gadgets collectively 0
  • noun gadgetry use of or preoccupation with gadgets and their design 0

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Origin of gadgetry

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
First recorded in 1915-20; gadget + -ry

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Parts of speech for Gadgetry


gadgetry popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

gadgetry usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for gadgetry

noun gadgetry

  • instrumentation — the arranging of music for instruments, especially for an orchestra.
  • works — exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil.
  • machinery — an assemblage of machines or mechanical apparatuses: the machinery of a factory.
  • bells and whistles — additional features or accessories which are nonessential but very attractive
  • mechanism — an assembly of moving parts performing a complete functional motion, often being part of a large machine; linkage.

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