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also thing·um·a·jig  (thĭng′ə-mə-jĭg′)
n. Informal
Something whose name is unknown or forgotten.

[Alteration of obsolete thingum (from thing) + jig.]
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Noun1.thingumajig - something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not knownthingumajig - 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"
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THE UGLY DUCKLING What: This is Hans Christian Andersen's wonderful tale of transformation and a misfit duckling, brought to you by Thingumajig Theatre and using puppets, live music, and story-telling with a dash of theatre magic.
Cost: FREE 9 Have some animal magic at Margam Park Wear your best animal onesie for this family fun day that will feature imaginative animals with 'Hippochondriac' Thingumajig Theatre, a craft fair in the Orangery, and a Margam model boat club demonstration on the new pond.
The show is presented by Thingumajig Theatre, and takes place at Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, on October 18, at 1pm.
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The line-up of theatre companies includes Thingumajig Theatre, M6 Theatre Company, Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre and Garlic Theatre.
A November Day: A War Story, adapt: Thingumajig Theatre of West Yorkshire, England.
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THINGUMAJIG Theatre presents a tale about an unreliable clown trying to explain the book of Genesis using household objects, puppets and physical theatre.
GIVE yourself an extra mark if you can name a single Liberal Democrat apart from Charles Thingumajig.