Definition of thingamabob in English:

thingamabob

Line breaks: thing|ama|bob
Pronunciation: /ˈθɪŋəməbɒb
 
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(also thingumabob, thingamajig, or thingumajig /ˈθɪŋəmədʒɪg/)

noun

  • another term for thingummy.
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    • I'm not altogether sure what happened to these pellets - I assume they got shipped out elsewhere and turned in to all manner of plastic thingamabobs, doobries and wotsits - but that didn't really matter.
    • A bit of a favourite of mine from the 1910s is ‘oojiboo’, which meant a thingumajig, a whatsits name, something you can't remember the name of.
    • How do these self-heating stick-on thingumajigs compare to the good old hot water bottle?

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