[ gaj-i-tree ]
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  1. mechanical or electronic contrivances; gadgets: the gadgetry of the well-equipped modern kitchen.

Origin of gadgetry

First recorded in 1915–20; gadget + -ry

Words Nearby gadgetry Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gadgetry in a sentence

  • Hes interested, too, in the future superduper gadgetry, as this hilarious yarn attests.

    Political Application | John Victor Peterson
  • There was only one desk but it was efficiently equipped with the latest in office gadgetry.

    Subversive | Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • Trigger saw a long, low, plastic-covered table, clamps and glittering gadgetry.

    Legacy | James H Schmitz
  • As has been indicated, the Signal Corps used all six systems, a panoply of gadgetry which must have been wondrous to behold.

  • The two medics seemed determined literally to wall him in with gadgetry.

    The Brain | Alexander Blade

British Dictionary definitions for gadgetry


/ (ˈɡædʒɪtrɪ) /

  1. gadgets collectively

  2. use of or preoccupation with gadgets and their design

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