Definition of thingamabob in English:

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thingamabob

Pronunciation: /ˈθɪŋəməbɒb/
(also thingumabob, thingamajig, or thingumajig /ˈθɪŋəmədʒɪɡ/)

noun

Another term for thingummy.
Example sentences
  • 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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