dingus


din·gus

noun \ˈdiŋ-(g)əs\

Definition of DINGUS

:  doodad 2

Examples of DINGUS

  1. <it seems to be missing some little dingus that holds everything in place>

Origin of DINGUS

Dutch or German; Dutch dinges, probably from German Dings, from genitive of Ding thing, from Old High German — more at thing
First Known Use: 1876

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