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  • thingumabob — Synonyms and related words: affair, article, artifact, dingus, dofunny, dohickey, dojigger, dojiggy, domajig, domajigger, doodad, dowhacky, eppes, etwas, flumadiddle, gadget, gigamaree, gimmick, gizmo, hickey, hootenanny, hootmalalie, jigger,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Thingumabob — indefinite name for a thing or person which a speaker cannot or does not designate more precisely …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • thingumabob — Australian Slang indefinite name for a thing or person which a speaker cannot or does not designate more precisely …   English dialects glossary

  • thingumabob — noun something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known she eased the ball shaped doodad back into its socket there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use • Syn: ↑doodad, ↑doohickey, ↑doojigger,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Placeholder name — Placeholder names are words that can refer to objects or people whose names are either temporarily forgotten, irrelevant, or unknown in the context in which they are being discussed. Whatchamacallit (for objects) and Whatshisname or Whatshername… …   Wikipedia

  • thingamabob — /thing euh meuh bob /, n. Informal. thingamajig. Also, thingumabob, thingumbob /thing euhm bob /. [1835 45; see THINGAMAJIG, BOB2] * * * …   Universalium

  • doohickey — noun A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall) What does this doohickey do? Syn: dohickey, dojigger, doodad, doodah, gimmick, gismo, gizmo, gubbins, hickey, kajigg …   Wiktionary

  • whatchamacallit — noun /ˈwɒtʃ.ə.mə.kɔːl.ɪt,ˈwʌtʃ.ə.mə.kɑl.ɪt/ a metasyntactic term used for any object whose actual name you don’t know or can’t remember. There are many spellings and many synonyms. Syn: dohickey, doohickey, doober, doodad, doover, doomaflatchy,… …   Wiktionary

  • affair — Synonyms and related words: activities, activity, adulterous affair, adultery, affairs, amor, amour, article, artifact, at home, attempt, bag, beeswax, business, care, commerce, commitment, concern, concernment, contract, cuckoldry, cup of tea,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • artifact — Synonyms and related words: affair, ancient manuscript, antique, antiquity, archaism, article, brainchild, cave painting, child, coinage, composition, concoction, creation, creature, crowning achievement, dingus, distillation, dofunny, dohickey,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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