Definitions for thingamabobˈθɪŋ ə məˌbɒb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

thing•a•ma•bobˈθɪŋ ə məˌbɒb(n.)

  1. Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

    Ref: thingamajig

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gizmo, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widget(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"


  1. thingamabob(Noun)

    Placeholder word for a thing or person nonspecific, unknown or forgotten


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