dingus(redirected from dinguses)
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1. Something whose name is unknown or forgotten.
2. A person regarded as stupid.
3. Vulgar Slang The penis.
[Dutch dinges, whatchamacallit, from German Dings, from Middle High German dinges, genitive of dinc, thing, from Old High German ding, thing, assembly, case, thing.]
US someone or something whose name is either unknown or forgotten
n., pl. -us•es. Informal.
a gadget, device, or object whose name is unknown or forgotten.
[1870–75; < Dutch dinges or its source, German Dinges, probably orig. genitive, with partitive value, of Ding thing1]