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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device or control that is very useful for a particular job; Something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.

Usage examples (27)
  • Noun, : What is this gismo supposed to do?
  • Your warrantee will expire and your gismo is already outdated before they finish running your credit card.
  • Among them is the case of Ted Serios, a former Chicago bellboy who became a hit as a cultural oddity in the 1960s with his seeming ability to produce images on Polaroid film by...
  • "That electronic gismo, as you call it, is the real idea behind the whole operation." for more
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