Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person who designs, builds, or delights in the use of gadgets.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. someone interested in, or owning a lot of, gadgets

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who delights in designing or building or using gadgets

Etymologies

gadget +‎ -eer (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The self-described "gadgeteer" warns that mobile medicine may not work as well for the "non-techie, non-geeky kind of doctor" and that he still has concerns about privacy, physician workload, payment plans, diagnostic accuracy and medical-legal risks.

    Physicians use photos from patients' cellphones to deliver 'mobile health'

  • His corporate second-in-command and all purpose gadgeteer Lucius Fox is appalled, objecting that this is too much power for one man to wield.

    But Do You Have a Bat-Warrant?

  • He's been identified early on as a genius gadgeteer, so he builds elaborate machines to automate the services of a dog hotel with an ever-expanding guest register.

    'Hotel for Dogs' Is Puppy Chow

  • As you enter a nondescript building at Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, Washington, you are met with enough cutting edge technology to make any gadgeteer gleeful.

    Rita Braver: Future Shock?

  • Related stories iTeddy MP3 Player for the little gadgeteer

    iTeddy MP3 Player for the little gadgeteer

  • A lot of it has to do with the art, but the crazy story is great too, and uses Batman as a detective, a gadgeteer, a fistfighter, and a superhero.

    God bless Steve Niles

  • Watch the last 2 Steve Jobs presentations for Apple New Product Releases (Motorola Itunes Phone, Black Ipod Nano, Itunes 4. 9-5.1, Harry Potter Audio Books Exclusive, Ipod Video, Skinnier Imac 20 Media Centre, Lost + Desperate Housewives on Ipod day after they are on TV for $1.99) - The Nano has barely been out a month and its a household name, at least where there is a teenager, or geek gadgeteer at heart.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • The three guys between the gals are a gamer teenager, a digital gadgeteer, and an executive with computers integral to how he does business.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Holiday tech gifts for all

  • Dan Dubno, a gadgeteer who hosts the annual Gadgetoff, the premier competition for gadget inventors, in New York, and who introduced the developers of satellite maps to Google, calls the maps a gadget.

    Generals, Gadgets, and Guerrillas

  • Allen the gadgeteer has created a Java app, available for download to a Motorola i88s phone that records your position and uploads the info to a web site every two minutes.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Homebrew Geolocator Phone

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