Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang Something annoying or pointless.
  • n. Slang Something difficult or impossible to name.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A gadget.
  • n. Something useless or impossible.

Etymologies

Origin unknown.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Origin unknown. (Wiktionary)
Coined by writer Kurt Vonnegut. (Wiktionary)

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  • Might be the successor to Blipper.

    September 22, 2009

  • Something annoying or pointless; something difficult or impossible to name. (slang)

    September 22, 2009