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thingamajig

noun thing·am·a·jig \ˈthiŋ-ə-mə-ˌjig\

Simple Definition of thingamajig

  • : something whose name you have forgotten or do not know

Full Definition of thingamajig

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

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>



Variants of thingamajig

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

Origin of thingamajig

alteration of earlier thingum, from thing


First Known Use: 1828

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