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thingamabob

noun [C] uk   /ˈθɪŋ.ə.mə.bɒb/  us   /-bɑːb/ (also thingamajig , UK also thingummy ) informal
a word used, especially in spoken English, 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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Translations of “thingamabob”
in Chinese (Traditional) 那東西(指忘記其名的事物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 那东西(指忘记其名的事物)…
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