- a gadget or device: What is this gismo supposed to do?
Origin of gismo
Related Words for gizmocontraption, widget, tool, appliance, instrument, device, doohickey, machine, contrivance, thingamajig, whatchamacallit, thingamabob
Examples from the Web for gizmo
Contemporary Examples of gizmo
When my father died in 1967, I inherited the gizmo and used it until I ran out of its special razor blades in the mid-1970s.
I wrote the company, explained the situation, and wondered where could I buy blades for their gizmo?
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There is also a trend toward ‘O’-ending names, such as Leo, Romeo, Rocco, Oreo, Gizmo and Milo.Top 20 Dog Names of the Future
February 14, 2010
- slang a device; gadget
Word Origin for gizmo
1942, "Marine and Navy usage for any old thing you can't put a name to" ["Life" magazine, July 30, 1945], of unknown origin, perhaps a made-up word.