thingamabob

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

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Examples of thingamabob in a Sentence

a drawer for all the thingamabobs that have fallen or broken off various items around the house

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Say hello to the cutest new thingamabobs: Little Mermaid ears. Elizabeth Denton, Allure, "Disney Just Released Minnie Mouse Ears Inspired by The Little Mermaid, and I Need Them," 2 July 2019 What about all the thingamabobs, whozits, and whatzits galore? Willa Bennett, Seventeen, "Disney’s Little Mermaid Musical Has Been Postponed," 4 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of thingamabob

1796, in the meaning defined above

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