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doohickey

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noun doo·hick·ey \ˈdü-ˌhi-kē\

Simple Definition of doohickey

  • : an object or device whose name you do not know or have forgotten

Full Definition of doohickey

plural doo·hickeys also doo·hickies

  1. :  doodad 2

Examples of doohickey

  1. <screw in the doohickey at the top of the lamp shade>



Origin of doohickey

probably from doodad + hickey


First Known Use: 1914

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