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thingamabobnoun [C]

uk   /ˈθɪŋ.ə.mə.bɒb/  us   /-bɑːb/ (also thingamajig , UK also thingummy ) informal
a word used, ​especially in ​spokenEnglish, when the ​name of an ​object has been ​forgotten: I need one of those ​red thingamabobs for this - Do you have one?
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(Definition of thingamabob from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thingamabob”
in Chinese (Simplified) 那东西(指忘记其名的事物)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 那東西(指忘記其名的事物)…
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