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joypad

[ joi-pad ]
/ ˈdʒɔɪˌpæd /
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noun
a handheld input device used in video games to control the movement of graphic elements on the screen, usually having buttons and a directional control.
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IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?
Also called game·pad [geym-pad]. /ˈgeɪmˌpæd/.

Origin of joypad

First recorded in 1985–90; blend of joystick and keypad

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