[ doo-dad ]
/ ˈduˌdæd /


Definition for do-dad (2 of 2)


or do-dad

[ doo-dad ]
/ ˈduˌdæd /

noun Informal.

a decorative embellishment; trinket; bauble: a dress covered with doodads.
a gadget; device: a kitchen full of the latest doodads.

Origin of doodad

First recorded in 1900–05; gradational compound based on dial. dad piece, flake Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019