Thesaurus

dingus

noun

Synonyms of dingus

a small article the actual name of which one either does not know or cannot remember
  • it seems to be missing some little dingus that holds everything in place

Synonyms for dingus

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about dingus

Time Traveler for dingus

Time Traveler

The first known use of dingus was in 1873

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Dingus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dingus. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on dingus

Dictionary: Definition of dingus

Comments on dingus

What made you want to look up dingus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!