Definitions of gadget

  1. a device that very useful for a particular job
  2. a device that is very useful for a particular job

Usage examples for gadget

  1. The Chief had built up a habit of staying late so he could stand and study over the Kenzie gadget – The Kenzie Report by Mark Clifton
  2. I snap off the gadget and head for my rocket jeep, and fifteen seconds later I am walking into the factory where a hundred citizens are already at work on the inner spaceship. – Operation Earthworm by Joe Archibald
  3. The guard was knocked out with Walt's gas gadget that Bish was carrying. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  4. While the boys relaxed sleepily, he went to a closet and brought out a case and a leather gadget bag. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin
  5. Someday I'm going to turn off the gadget that signals the orderly room the minute you get out of bed, so I can have you all to myself. – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton