Definition of gizmo in English:

Share this entry

gizmo

Pronunciation: /ˈɡɪzməʊ/
(also gismo)

noun (plural gizmos)

informal
A gadget, especially one whose name the speaker does not know or cannot recall: the latest multimedia gizmo
More example sentences
  • Forget all the gadgets and gizmos, I want functionality.
  • How many electrical gadgets and gizmos do we really?
  • All the makeup artists we know swear by the brushes, gizmos and gadgets.

Origin

1940s (originally US): of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with gizmo

gran turismo, machismo, verismo
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.