doodah

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doodah

(ˈduːdɑː) or

doodad

n
1. an unnamed thing, esp an object the name of which is unknown or forgotten
2. all of a doodah excited; agitated
[C20: of uncertain origin]
Translations

doodah

[ˈduːdɑː] doodad (US) [ˈduːdæd] N (Brit) (= thing) → chisme m

doodah

[ˈduːdɑː] (British) doodad [ˈduːdæd] (US) n (= device) → bidule m

doodah

, (US) doodad
n (inf)Dingsbums nt (inf), → Dingsda nt (inf)

doodah

[ˈduːdɑː] doo£dads [ˈduːdæd] (Am) n (fam) → coso
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You told me the upgrade would work, you told me this is as good as it gets, you told me I would have the neighbor's son in misery and now all I get are these signs on the screen telling I am obsolete, out of date, yesterday's news, use your USB, transfer to the Ipad, recharge your kindle, your Ipod batteries are dead, life is several cables and little doodahs that don't fit.
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Or one of them automatic doodahs like in supermarkets.
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