- Alteration of thingumbob : obsolete thingum (from thing) + bob2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“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.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘thingamabob’.
( personal list )
related (from me):
"Fornication" is not equal to "formication".
Words with funny meaning, spelling or both.
. . . apologetic statesmen of a compromising kind,
Such as--What d'ye call him--Thing'em-bob, and likewise--Never-mind,
and 'St--'st--'st--and What's-his-name, and also You-know-who-- <...
pass me that...
Looking for tweets for thingamabob.