Synonyms for (noun) gimmick

Synonyms: twist, gimmick, device

Definition: any clever maneuver

Usage: he would stoop to any device to win a point; it was a great sales gimmick; a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen

Similar words: maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

Definition: a move made to gain a tactical end


Synonyms: doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gubbins, gimmick, gismo, gizmo, thingamabob, thingamajig, thingmabob, thingmajig, thingumabob, thingumajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widget

Definition: something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known

Usage: she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket; there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use

Similar words: stuff

Definition: miscellaneous unspecified objects

Usage: the trunk was full of stuff


Synonyms: gimmick, catch

Definition: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident

Usage: it sounds good but what's the catch?

Similar words: drawback

Definition: the quality of being a hindrance

Usage: he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan