thing-a-ma-bob / thing-a-ma-jig

thing-a-ma-bob / thing-a-ma-jig
name for a strange part, what-cha-ma-call-it
  

If I can get the thing-a-ma-jig in the right hole, this car may start.


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  • thingy-ma-bob — Noun. A something whose name escapes one. Also a thing ma jig. Cf. oojah . Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

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  • thingy — thing|y [ θıŋi ] or thing|a|ma|bob [ θıŋəmə,bab ] or thing|a|ma|jig [ θıŋəmə,dʒıg ] or thing|um|my [ θıŋəmi ] noun count SPOKEN used for referring to something when you do not know or cannot remember the name of it: Hand me one of those red… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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