Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as thingummy.

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Examples

  • Now, why do I get the strange feeling that Sony doesn't fully understand this tubey Internet thingamy-bob?

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  • Oh, no, I got my new printer-scribble machine thingamy up and running, printed, and sent manuscript off to Houghton M today.

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  • "What's yon daft thingamy aboot?" thought Gubblum.

    A Son of Hagar A Romance of Our Time

  • Poor fellow, I know he adores my daughter and thinks to let concealment like a thingamy in the bud feed on his damask cheek!

    Three Hats A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts

  • But; ya jest look 'ere, mum, what's a man to du wi' a daft thingamy like _that_, as caan't teak a plain order, and spiles a poor man's business as caan't help hissel '?'

    Robert Elsmere

  • But ya jest look 'ere, mum, what's a man to du wi' a daft thingamy like _that_, as caan't tëak a plain order, and spiles a poor man's business as caan't help hissel '?'

    Robert Elsmere

  • "I thought you said there was a ` thingamy 'all the way up?" said Joe.

    Boycotted And Other Stories

  • It also means that we need applications that fit the agenda - back to my old mates at www. thingamy.com then

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  • That's all set to be another interminable award ceremony with some possibly dreadful performances, but on the stage and next to that rostrum thingamy at which they give the awards out.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

  • "So, my lords, this here persecutor goes to vork like a Briton, and claps this here thingamy in my fist, vich ain't not a bit like me, but a blessed deal more likerer a bull with a belly-ache."

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