thingy

[ thing-ee ]
/ ˈθɪŋ i /

noun, plural thing·ies.

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

adjective

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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