Synonyms for widget

Synonyms for (noun) widget

Synonyms: appliance, widget, gismo, gizmo, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget

Definition: a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water


Synonyms: doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gubbins, gimmick, gismo, gizmo, thingamabob, thingamajig, thingmabob, thingmajig, thingumabob, thingumajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widget

Definition: something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known

Usage: she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket; there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use

Similar words: stuff

Definition: miscellaneous unspecified objects

Usage: the trunk was full of stuff