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thingy

(ˈθɪŋɪ)
n, pl thingies
slang an object, esp one whose name is unknown or temporarily forgotten
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thingy

[ˈθɪŋɪ] n (fam) (person, thing) → coso/a
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Not replaced and I took proud possession of a new Nokia 3310 recently, so much more elder-friendly than these touchy-feely thingies.
The SPFL's top dogs, bears and Partick Thistle thingies were off and running in the 2017 Ladbrokes mascot race.
But you don't understand," I babbled, "this thingy has two thingies attached to it.
Big glasses, ruffly collar (made from a dollar-store doily or one of those bobby-pinnable old-lady-head-covering thingies from the cheap yarmulke box in your shul), oversized black robe (a black dress from your wardrobe or a large black T-shirt, depending on size of kid, will do), plastic hammer from the toy bench as a gavel stand-in and boom, you dissenting goddess you.
The word processing companies needed a generic term for all the different sorts of multi-page thingies you could create with their new software.
Awesome to the point I don't even mind the slightly pretentious bracket thingies in the album title (and it took me ages to find them on my keyboard).
Okay so it just looks like a gun-cleaning thingy, and there's no end to gun cleaning thingies out there.
Great for teenagers who want a little more meat than Potter can provide, or who are tired of those trite, torturedteen vampire romance thingies.
Not content with his career as a comedian along with Hugh Laurie, he now writes books, directs films, presents TV programmes, and has still found the time to become a techno guru, embracing Twitter and other digital thingies.