Contraption synonyms

kən-trăp'shən

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An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud.
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The definition of an apparatus is a device or group of objects used for a specific purpose.
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Something contrived, as a mechanical device or a clever plan.
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A person or organization regarded as acting in a machinelike way, variously, highly efficient, impersonal, lacking spontaneity, etc.
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A mechanical device or part whose name is forgotten or unknown; a gadget.
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A program that performs some simple function, such as providing a weather report or stock quote, and can be accessed from a computer desktop, webpage, mobile phone or subscription television service.
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A particular state of affairs; a situation:
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The definition of a tool is a device with a specific purpose.
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A matter that relates to or affects one:
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Any interesting but relatively useless or unnecessary object
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A person used by another to bring something about
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A device or instrument designed to perform a specific function, especially an electrical device, such as a toaster, for household use:
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Anything that tricks or mystifies; deceptive or secret device
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(Informal) An article or a device, the name of which eludes one.
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Any small object or device whose name is not known or is temporarily forgotten
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(Informal) Any small object or device whose name is not known or is temporarily forgotten
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(Chiefly British) A lavatory.
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Alternative spelling of gizmo.
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Find another word for contraption. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contraption, like: device, apparatus, monstrosity, contrivance, machine, gizmo, widget, thing, tool, concern and gadget.