Definition of doodad in English:

doodad

Syllabification: doo·dad
Pronunciation: /ˈdo͞oˌdad
 
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noun

  • North American A trivial ornament or gadget, especially one whose name the speaker does not know or cannot recall: the latest electronic doodads
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    • 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.

Origin

early 20th century: of unknown origin.

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