thingy


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thingamajig

and thingy (ˈθɪŋəmədʒɪg and ˈθɪŋi)
n. a gadget for which the proper name has been forgotten or is unknown. Hand me that thingamajig with the copper base, will you?

thingy

verb
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But you don't understand," I babbled, "this thingy has two thingies attached to it.
From here it was a hop, skip and a jump to mobility allowances for the disabled in residential care, and for Thingy to go skiing at half term in Davos.
You will need to provide your own keyboard and monitor though it does come with a funky-looking trackball thingy.
But to the honchos that are still wondering why the big square thingy will not go into the round thingy, even if you hit it really, really hard with the biggest, meanest hammer-thingy-you can find, it is unlikely to make much sense.
Don't worry about this training for drivers thingy.
That's the pointy subcontinent thingy on an atlas, Jade, between Africa and China.
Or, in words that both men might understand: that thingy for boiling water calling the other thingy for boiling water black.
com--along with the beanbag for two, the Mathmos Space Projector, the tongue-endangering Pizza Fork/Cutter Thingy, a Marmite jar, the challenging single digit led clock kit--and much, much more.
I fell off the middle bar thingy at Cobalt in Vancouver.
One of the more interesting items in the line is the Happy Lucky Thingy/Mad Nasty Thingy Pillow ($26).
It's about men and women and thingy, 'sex', you know, and kings and queens and politicians and bishops.
That one about that case expander thingy got by us, but we'll watch closer in the future.
All you have to do is whack the little USB transmitter thingy into the slot in your computer, and it'll zing over the music goodness from said computer to the color-matched (ideal if your name is Santa Claus) receiver unit.
Did you say plastic thingy with the latch that always breaks?