joypad

joypad

[joi-pad]
noun
a handheld input device used in video games to control the movement of graphic elements on the screen, usually having buttons and a directional control.
Also called gamepad [geym-pad] .
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Main Entry:  joypad
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a computer games controller which allows the user to change screen images with a button
Etymology:  1990-95
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