Definition of Thingamabob

1. Noun. Something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known. "There may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use"




Definition of Thingamabob

1. Noun. Placeholder word for a thing or person nonspecific, unknown or forgotten ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thingamabob

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thingamabob

thin out
thin person
thin section
thin space
thin spaces
thin trading
thinck
thinclad
thinclads
thindown
thindowns
thine
thing-in-itself
thingal
thingamabob (current term)
thingamabobs
thingamajig
thingamajiggy
thingamajigs
thingamy
thinge
thinger
thingers
thinges
thinghood
thingie
thingier
thingies
thingiest

Literary usage of Thingamabob

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1. Daily Summer Activities, Moving From Third To Fourth Grade by Martha C. Cheney (2000)
"The thingamabob Company received an order for 56 thingamabobs. ... Penelope works at the thingamabob Company. She worked 36 hours last week. ..."

2. The New Greek Comedy by Philippe Ernest Legrand, John Williams White (1917)
"... after all is said and done; to delva, "I mean" (" thingamabob," " what-do-you-call-it ? ") ; — to interjections like nd£, silence; ..."

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