American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal Something difficult to classify or whose name has been forgotten or is not known.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A thingumbob.
- n. Something that one does not know the name of.
- n. something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
- Alteration of obsolete thingum (from thing) + jig1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Apparently, the forcefield thingamajig is some kind of gadget for analyzing contractor abilities, but alas, Hei’s powers are incapable of being analyzed, causing the gadget to fail.”
“One opposition member has already said he suspects the premier will simply come up with some diversionary tactic - a "thingamajig" - aimed at pacifying the public.”
“She has some kind of thingamajig like this that helps her ...”
“It was a remote control, sonic vibration topwater thingamajig made by a company called the 21st Century Lure Company or Tackle company or something like that.”
“You push that thingamajig the boy has in his hand, to control the nails rising up.”
“Oh, and that gun made by Dr. Schroeder … I thought it looked like a more compact version of the power-sucking thingamajig that Youko used against Hei in episode 2.”
“So I clicked on the link Zac embedded in his email and it took me to a site where, sure enough, one can get a totally free copy of Believe in America: Mitt Romney's Plan for Jobs and Economic Growth, provided, that is, one owns a thing called a Kindle, which, I'm told, is some thingamajig people own instead of books.”
“But I like 8a, a versatile catch-all for "stuff", and "thingamajig" don't fit.”
“Every utterance from the illegal prime meanster is hollow like that thingamajig held up by his neck, and so terribly terribly shallow.”
“Goverment's involvement isn't limited on financial aid and strategic matters, but also to thingamajig affairs.”
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