from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A thingamajig.
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- n. Placeholder word for a thing or person nonspecific, unknown or forgotten
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
First, there's this musicplasma thingamabob, which is essentially a graphical representation of related artists.
Took out the animated name thingamabob for now, it was causing problems.
Nonagenarian little old ladies can be easily identified by the fact that they’re each followed about by a thingamabob, which is a little bouncy squeaky thing, like a cross between a space hopper and a tribble, which won’t leave them alone.
If you spend a lot of time working on ISR issues, referring to “that surveillance thingamabob” is not going to cut it.
So Bob Millington, formerly of PHUK, has set up another webzine thingy, and thought it might be interesting to chat with meself in a wee interview thingamabob.
One thingamabob that is deftly oddball about most of them is that each is as dumb and stupid as the next
If we then this so, or death participants of the thingamabob!
“Did your thingamabob transmit pictures or just sound?”
Best: The Stress of Her Regard, intriguing title and lovely cover image tied with Lord Tophet for that kewl bridgecity thingamabob.
Will Shakespeare finds himself momentarily lost for words and invents a new one - thingamabob - which instantly becomes all the rage in Elizabethan England.
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