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- n. something one does not remember the name of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as thingumbob.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
It seemed to roe that there was a sort of something in her voice, a kind of thingummy, you know.
I knew about the indirect costs thingummy, but thanks for the other info anyhow
Nobody looks across the border of their country and says, What a lovely thingummy they have over there in that other country.
What id this facial of oddness that I dreamer when it tilts itself backbencher and curlews with a covering of vintage like tasters and gets to making an expulsion as it lives its true lifeguard in the landfall, a different and frighting thingummy of the landfall?
We have presumptuously misjudged the colonials once again and I blame the old ‘separated-by-a-common-tongue’ thingummy-jig.
Come see me at the children's book breakfast, the auction, the Balzer + Bray launch, the Macmillan desserts thingummy, the Common Ground party...
It was brutally interrupted when a water thingummy broke in the next room the bathroom, not the bedroom - I would be in a state if it were the unplumbed bedroom and life started flooding.
But recently she woke up early from her nap when I, tuckered from bathttub scrubbing (which, may I say, loving the magic eraser thingummy!), had sat down to watch What Not To Wear for a bit until she woke.
Oh, I love the Tea Cozy, and today Liz talks about and analyzes the whole Morning News Tournament of Books thingummy.
I'm sorry to hear you can't come because of date clashes - I'm still waiting for the invention of a Glorious Date Clash Disabling Device, a thingummy that will allow to shift dates individually - like recording a telly broadcast on the VCR to view it later.
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