doohickey

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noun doo·hick·ey \ˈdü-ˌhi-kē\

Definition of doohickey

plural

doohickeys

also

doohickies

  1. :  doodad 2

Examples of doohickey in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of doohickey

probably from doodad + hickey


First Known Use: 1914


DOOHICKEY Defined for English Language Learners

doohickey

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noun doo·hick·ey \ˈdü-ˌhi-kē\

Definition of doohickey for English Language Learners

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


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