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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 told her I'd be able to get him one of the MP scale thingies over at the Foreign Office, despite all the flak I'd get for it, but she insists it's the UN or bust.
Not replaced and I took proud possession of a new Nokia 3310 recently, so much more elder-friendly than these touchy-feely thingies. So there we are.
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).
What we need is one of those scratch-n-sniff thingies in your magazine that gives off testosterone.
The really easy part of attaching panel claddings is you need straight "thingies" that go up and down or from side to side or both.
Great for teenagers who want a little more meat than Potter can provide, or who are tired of those trite, torturedteen vampire romance thingies. VERDICT: Monsters is a monstrously good yarn (Walker Books, pounds 14.99).