thingumabob

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thing·a·ma·bob

or thing·u·ma·bob  (thĭng′ə-mə-bŏb′) also thing·um·bob (thĭng′əm-bŏb′)
n. Informal
A thingamajig.

[Alteration of thingumbob : obsolete thingum (from thing) + bob.]

thingumabob

(ˈθɪŋəməˌbɒb) or

thingummybob

n
informal a person or thing the name of which is unknown, temporarily forgotten, or deliberately overlooked. Also: thingumajig, thingummyjig, thingumbob or thingummy
[C18: from thing1, with humorous suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thingumabob - something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not knownthingumabob - 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"
stuff - miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"
Translations

thingumabob

[ˈθɪŋəmɪbɒb] thingamajig [ˈθɪŋəmɪdʒɪg] thingummy [ˈθɪŋəmɪ] thingy [ˈθɪŋɪ] N (= object) → chisme m, cosa f; (= person) → fulano/a m/f
old thingumabob with the specsfulano el de las gafas

thingumabob

[ˈθɪŋmɪˌbɒb] thingamajig [ˈθɪŋmɪˌdʒɪg] thingummy [ˈθɪŋəmɪ] n (fam) → coso, cosa
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