One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the kitchen had every kind of modern gadget’
appliance, apparatus, instrument, implement, tool, utensil, contrivance, contraption, machine, mechanism, device, labour-saving device, convenience, invention, thing
Heath Robinson device
North American Rube Goldberg device
informal widget, gismo, thingummy, gimmick, mod con
British informal doobry, doodah
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