how to pronounce gadget


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the above transcription of gadget is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

gadget is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of gadget in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… whole book on a gadget so if they were …”

meanings of gadget


  1. A thing whose name cannot be remembered; thingamajig, doohickey.
  2. Any device or machine, especially one whose name cannot be recalled. Often either clever or complicated.
  3. A sequence of machine code instructions crafted as part of an exploit that attempts to divert execution to a memory location chosen by the attacker.
  4. Any consumer electronics product.

gadget frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word gadget occurs in english on average 4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics gadget can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that gadget can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to gadget


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