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[gaj-i-tree] /ˈgædʒ ɪ tri/
mechanical or electronic contrivances; gadgets:
the gadgetry of the well-equipped modern kitchen.
Origin of gadgetry
1915-20; gadget + -ry Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for gadgetry
  • Tech award winners focus on putting gadgetry to good use worldwide.
  • For years, innovators have tried to devise computerized gadgetry to aid the brain.
  • The conspicuous lack of the gadgetry also caught my attention.
  • In the end, an effective de-miners' toolbox may not need much expensive gadgetry.
  • On a visual level the gadgetry overwhelmed the people sitting at the desks and watching over the data.
  • Violence, spectacle, and high-tech gadgetry go by in a slick blur.
  • Good intentions and police action may be no match for the encroachments of gadgetry and wirelessness.
  • Smartphones are the one area of gadgetry that hasn't pulled me in.
  • Everyone will expect whiz-bang state-of-the-art interactive gadgetry, and the thinking behind it had better be fresh.
  • The industry is so fixated on high-tech gadgetry that it has abandoned customer service.
British Dictionary definitions for gadgetry


gadgets collectively
use of or preoccupation with gadgets and their design
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for gadgetry



Ingenious or impressive devices, esp electronic or mechanical: an age in love with gadgetry (1920+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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