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thingy

Syllabification: thing·y
Pronunciation: /ˈTHiNGē
 
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Definition of thingy in English:

noun (plural thingies)

Another term for thingamajig.
Example sentences
  • I gave the plastic thingy a good firm tug, just to show it who was boss.
  • Now at the end of six minutes, put the dried mint leaves into the boiling thingy, close it with a lid and leave it to cool for an hour.
  • Anyway, P had soup and I had a baguette thingy and we were chatting away.

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