AskDefine | Define thingummy

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thingummy n : something whose name is either forgotten or not known [syn: dohickey, dojigger, doodad, doohickey, gimmick, hickey, gizmo, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig]

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Etymology

thingum + -y. Compare thingamabob and thingamajig.

Noun

thingummy
  1. something one does not remember the name of

Synonyms

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