doohickey

[ doo-hik-ee ]
/ ˈduˌhɪk i /

noun, plural doo·hick·eys.Informal.

a gadget; dingus; thingamajig.

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Origin of doohickey

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15; doo(dad) + hickey

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British Dictionary definitions for doohickey

doohickey
/ (ˈduːˌhɪkɪ) /

noun

US and Canadian informal another name for doodah (def. 1)
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