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See definition of contraptions on Dictionary.com
  • as inequipment
  • as ingadgetry

synonyms for contraptions

  • apparatus
  • furnishings
  • furniture
  • machinery
  • material
  • accessories
  • accompaniments
  • accouterments
  • appliances
  • appurtenances
  • articles
  • attachments
  • baggage
  • belongings
  • contrivances
  • devices
  • equipage
  • facilities
  • fittings
  • fixtures
  • gadgets
  • habiliments
  • impedimenta
  • materiel
  • outfit
  • paraphernalia
  • provisions
  • rig
  • setup
  • shebang
  • stock
  • store
  • stuff
  • tackle
  • things
  • tools
  • trappings
  • traps
  • utensils
  • kit and kaboodle
  • miscellaneous
  • provisioning
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How to use contraptions in a sentence

They panicked, bought flimsy useless contraptions to guard themselves from the fire.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
He didn't believe the rumours, and he spoke scornfully of the new machines as contraptions.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
He was firmly convinced that Ed Smith and all his contraptions would soon be abolished from the office of the Star.
HEMPFIELDDAVID GRAYSON
"Well, I'm certainly thankful to you, and for those contraptions there," and he pointed to the fire extinguishers.
BUNNY BROWN AND HIS SISTER SUE ON AN AUTO TOURLAURA LEE HOPE
Twenty-five years o' service in the life-savin' corps an' ain't let to go out now without these der-r-r-ratted contraptions!
THE FLYING DEATHSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
And we were taken through the museum and saw the fire-backs, the old glass, the old swords and the antique contraptions.
THE GOOD SOLDIERFORD MADOX FORD
Then they broiled the steaks over the clear fire on one of the contraptions which Dig had laughed at his chum for packing.
THE TRAIL BOYS ON THE PLAINSJAY WINTHROP ALLEN
I had not made any contraptions for that purpose, having not thought about it in the hurry to leave my prison.
THE REVOLUTIONS OF TIMEJONATHAN DUNN
But Doris's people had been always army people, and she hadn't much faith in floating contraptions.
SONNIE-BOY'S PEOPLEJAMES B. CONNOLLY
Is this hyar another of your contraptions to tell what the weather's goin' to be like the year after next?
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. WEATHER MENFRANCIS WILLIAM ROLT-WHEELER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

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