[ thing-ee ]
/ ˈθɪŋ i /

noun, plural thing·ies.

Facetious. any small item whose name is unknown or forgotten.


of, relating to, or characteristic of inanimate objects.

Origin of thingy

1885–90 for def 1; 1890–95 for def 2; thing1 + -y2, -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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