doohickey


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doojigger

and doohickey and doohickie (ˈdudʒɪgɚ and ˈduhɪki)
n. a name for a gadget. Toss me that little red doohickey, will you?

doohickey

verb
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As we inched forward, at so slow a speed that it didn't even register on my dashboard doohickey, there were cars waiting at each side street.
There are a variety of clothes dryers and lines you can set up in your backyard, including retractable lines so you don't choke yourself while chasing the dog across the lawn, and umbrella-shaped doohickeys that take up minimal space.
By combining the Shift and arrow keys on the keyboard, users can easily move to links or any other navigational element on a page, which is great if you're a notebook user who hates touch pads and those knobbly doohickeys in the middle of the keyboard.
Usually during this time of the year, supermarket equipment manufacturers are tripping over themselves to introduce their latest and greatest doohickeys to operators, planners and designers.
Others demonstrated doohickeys that can be attached to television sets to view photos taken with digital cameras.
The rubber face masks are back, along with brain bombs and all manner of doohickeys that let you leap tall buildings at a single bound, while the screenplay constantly throws in those "impossible" feats of derring-do.
I'm talking about those red, flat, rubber doohickeys that folks took to bed with them back in the day.
My administrative and accounts 'stuff' consists of just three sturdy ring binders, plus said hole-punch, a stapler, a desk calculator and poly pockets, plus the doohickeys (sentinels?
23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines(NYSE: LUV) currently saves roughly 54 million gallons of fuel each year, thanks to those little DooHickeys you see at the end of the wing on the Boeing 737 aircraft, which also have the added bonus of reducing emissions.
I just never could get the hang of any of those knife-sharpening doohickeys, I always wound up with a completely messed up edge, but I've found a tool I can work.
The resulting doohickeys and whatsits were then displayed in the patent office, per the Patent Act of 1836.
According to the Company, these DooHickeys along with fuel saving, also reduce emission, and are located at the end of the wing on the Boeing 737 aircraft.
The corners of Joy Ride and The Black Dog, both 2012, are nailed down, so to speak, by hexagonal red doohickeys resembling stop signs.
Jammed in tight were the accoutrements of this two-year-old - appliances, contraptions, doodads, doohickeys, paraphernalia and colourful provisions, to set up and supply her with the essential tackle, thingamajigs, and whatchamacallits that her little heart is fixed upon.
Goldbarth-an avid collector of thingamabobs, doohickeys, and what-have-yous-doesn't relegate his love of pop culture to his home.