thingy


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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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I have contacted the press, radio and a satellite channel called "Rude Vegetables" after discovering a spud with a thingy.
YOU know it's the silly season when you're looking at Mexico v Ecuador in the Copa America thingy as a viable betting proposition.
There was also the James Rodriguez scarily supersized grasshopper thingy at last summer's World Cup.
HOLBY CITY (8pm BBC1) WHEN Jac Naylor says that Elliot's latest heart-device thingy really ought to have a name, you might expect it to be christened The Valentine in honour of its first human guinea pig.
HOLBY CITY (8pm BBC1 ) WHEN Jac Naylor says that Elliot's latest heart-device thingy really ought to have a name, you might expect it to be christened The Valentine in honour of its first human guinea pig.
As clever as those Neanderthal kids in hysterics because their old man couldn't get the hang of this new thingy called a wheel.
Isn't that cut-up lemonade bottle thingy for dealing with that power lead problem thingy absolutely ingenious").
Crabby Crab" is the latest title in an innovative toddler picture book series called Thingy Things.
Young Miss Robson, I think you will find that you hold the bat thingy with the stringy end and hit the ball with the hard bit.
But if I were a gambling woman, I'd bet my last sugar-almond-favour thingy that Keira will still be snogging her husband in the back of the Clio long after the Ecclestone marriage has skidded into the pit lane.
As it turns out, the Endurance World Championship couldn't be much less entertaining, as it's one of those car races where they drive round for days - a Le Mans-type thingy I think.
We'll have Dave, George and Thingy running the country," they said, when they'd had too much to drink.