The definition of gizmo is slang for a gadget, especially an unnecessary one or one whose user can't remember its name.noun
An overly fancy corkscrew opener that does way more than you would ever need it to do is an example of a gizmo.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
noun pl. gizmos
Origin: < ? Sp gisma, obs. or dial. var. of chisme, trifle, jigger, ult. < L cimex, a bug
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also gis·monoun pl. giz·mos also gis·mos
Origin: Origin unknown.
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