Synonyms of contraption in English:


See US English definition of contraption

See UK English definition of contraption

See Spanish definition of artilugio


1‘a newfangled contraption for making coffee’

device, gadget, apparatus, machine, appliance, mechanism, implement, utensil, invention, contrivance
British Heath Robinson device
North American Rube Goldberg device
informal gizmo, widget, thingamajig, thingamabob, whatsit
British informal doodah, doobry, gubbins
North American informal dingus, doodad, doojigger, doohickey
Australian informal bitzer
Australian, New Zealand informal thingo