thingamajig


thing·am·a·jig

noun \ˈthiŋ-ə-mə-ˌjig\

: something whose name you have forgotten or do not know

Full Definition of THINGAMAJIG

:  something that is hard to classify or whose name is unknown or forgotten

Variants of THINGAMAJIG

thing·am·a·jig or thing·um·a·jig \ˈthiŋ-ə-mə-ˌjig\

Examples of THINGAMAJIG

  1. It's one of those thingamajigs that can give you driving directions.
  2. <reattach that thingamajig and the machine should work>

Origin of THINGAMAJIG

alteration of earlier thingum, from thing
First Known Use: 1828

Rhymes with THINGAMAJIG

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