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doodad Syllabification: doo·dad
Pronunciation: /ˈdo͞oˌdad/

Definition of doodad in English:


North American A trivial ornament or gadget, especially one whose name the speaker does not know or cannot recall: the latest electronic doodads
More example sentences
  • My shooting bags are often filled to overflowing with bulky gadgets and doodads designed to make ‘range time’ more user-friendly.
  • The reason is simple - they're easy to use and operate, with no complicated doodads or gadgets to get in the way, break or get bent out of line.
  • Despite my fondness for electronic doodads, computer upgrades and the like, I have always resisted the idea.


Early 20th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with doodad

Galahad • Akkad • ecad

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