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thingy

[thing-ee]
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noun, plural thing·ies.
  1. Facetious. any small item whose name is unknown or forgotten.
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of inanimate objects.
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Origin of thingy

1885–90 for def 1; 1890–95 for def 2; thing1 + -y2, -y1
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