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Coined by George S. Kaufman in his play Beggar on Horseback (1924).

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widget (plural widgets)

  1. A placeholder name for an unnamed, unspecified, or hypothetical manufactured good or product.
    Suppose we have a widget factory that produces 100 units per year...
  2. (computing) Portable code that can be easily installed and executed by an end user.
  3. A floating device inside a beer can, meant to create foam when opened.
  4. A small scraping tool consisting of a blade and a handle, commonly used to remove paint from glass and other smooth surfaces
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Blend of window +‎ gadget

 
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widget (plural widgets)

  1. (computing, graphical user interface) Any one of the components of a computer application's graphical user interface, such as a Cancel button or text input box that a user interacts with.
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  1. (computing) widget