thingamajig

noun thing·am·a·jig \ ˈthiŋ-ə-mə-ˌjig \
variants: or thingumajig

Definition of thingamajig

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

Examples of thingamajig in a Sentence

  1. It's one of those thingamajigs that can give you driving directions.

  2. reattach that thingamajig and the machine should work

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Origin and Etymology of thingamajig

alteration of earlier thingum, from thing


THINGAMAJIG Defined for English Language Learners

thingamajig

noun

Definition of thingamajig for English Language Learners

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



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