thingy - definition and synonyms

noun spoken 

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/ˈθɪŋi/
singularthingy
pluralthingies
singularthingamajig
pluralthingamajigs
singularthingummy
pluralthingummies

or thingamabob 

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/ˈθɪŋəmiˌbɒb/

or thingamajig 

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/ˈθɪŋəmiˌdʒɪɡ/

or thingummy 

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/ˈθɪŋəmi/

  1. 1
    [countable] used for referring to something when you do not know or cannot remember the name of it

    Hand me one of those red thingies over there.

  2. 2
    British used for referring to someone whose name you do not know or cannot remember

    Is thingummy coming this afternoon?