doodad(redirected from a doo-dad)
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A name for a gadget or thing whose actual name is unknown or has been forgotten. Where's that doodad? I need it to finish this repair. Hand me that doodad or whatever it's called, will you?
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n. a name for a gadget. I don’t know what they’re called. If they had names, they wouldn’t be doodads, now would they?
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