thingummybob


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thingummybob

, thingamajig, thingummy
nDings(da) nt or (for people) mf, → Dingsbums nt or (for people) mf
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This wik I stumbled on something fit gi'ed me a richt fleg - scientists in San Francisco hiv been footering aboot wi' folk's brains and hiv invented a thingummybob fit they can implant in yer heid fit turns yer thoughts intae speech.
She wants a disco party and I've just discovered that the disco light thingummybob that I bought from Amazon for a bargain PS9.99 is the size of a can of Coke or it may not quite be the Six-Year-Old's idea of a disco that she's been dreaming about.
But - and here's where X Factor comes in - its Dome Leisure Centre was staging Joseph and His Amazing Thingummybob. And starring as the Narrator?
Even if you're the sort of person who has never watched The Godfather and calls Robert De Niro "that bloke from thingummybob", you would be well advised to watch a documentary series that will serve as a much-needed education.
The forms thingummybob, thingybob and whatsisname are only found once each in this corpus.
Then, in walks Val Kilmer's unlikely top-secret government boffin with a newly developed, time travel-type thingummybob which could hold the key to changing the past altogether.
WHAT a huge relief that England's footballers have failed to qualify for the thingummybob in Europe next year.
Lyn was talking about the big stripey thingummybob that is the Summer Pops tent, which has moved this year from its old home on the Kings Dock, to the Central Docks which faces on to Regent Street.