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thingamabob

[thing-uh-muh-bob]
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noun Informal.
  1. thingamajig.
Also thing·u·ma·bob, thing·um·bob [thing-uh m-bob] /ˈθɪŋ əmˌbɒb/

Origin of thingamabob

First recorded in 1835–45; see origin at thingamajig, bob2
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Examples from the Web for thingamabob

Historical Examples

  • All I know is, I dont want to have the thingamabob—puck—when hes bearing down on me.

    On Your Mark!

    Ralph Henry Barbour