thingamabob

noun
thing·​am·​a·​bob | \ ˈthiŋ-ə-mə-ˌbäb How to pronounce thingamabob (audio) \

Definition of thingamabob

Examples of thingamabob in a Sentence

a drawer for all the thingamabobs that have fallen or broken off various items around the house
Recent Examples on the Web Say hello to the cutest new thingamabobs: Little Mermaid ears. Elizabeth Denton, Allure, 2 July 2019 What about all the thingamabobs, whozits, and whatzits galore? Willa Bennett, Seventeen, 4 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of thingamabob

1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Thingamabob.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thingamabob. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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