joypad

[ joi-pad ]
/ ˈdʒɔɪˌpæd /

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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Also called game·pad [geym-pad]. /ˈgeɪmˌpæd/.

Origin of joypad

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

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