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[thing-uh-muh-bob] /ˈθɪŋ ə məˌbɒb/
noun, Informal.
Also, thingumabob, thingumbob
[thing-uh m-bob] /ˈθɪŋ əmˌbɒb/ (Show IPA)
Origin of thingamabob
First recorded in 1835-45; See origin at thingamajig, bob2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • All I know is, I dont want to have the thingamabob—puck—when hes bearing down on me.

    On Your Mark! Ralph Henry Barbour

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