Synonyms of contraption in English:

contraption


See definition of contraption

noun

1‘a newfangled contraption for making coffee’

SYNONYMS

device, gadget, apparatus, machine, appliance, mechanism, implement, utensil, invention, contrivance

British Heath Robinson device

North American Rube Goldberg device

informal gizmo, widget, thingamajig, thingamabob, whatsit

British informal doodah, doobry, gubbins

North American informal dingus, doodad, doojigger, doohickey

Australian informal bitzer

NZ Australian informal thingo