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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Doodad; Doohickey; An object whose name is either forgotten or not known

Usage examples (6)
  • The testo 826 series offers unshakeable non-junction and gist temperature weight in one thingumabob!
  • We're not quite sure what we're calling the ongoing thingumabob - my favourite is Red Cordial Camp - but plans for the sequel to the Melbourne Long Tail Camp are very...
  • I remember the days when every week would see the announcement of some new "rich media" downloadable thingumabob for Netscape, complete with its own file format and...
  • Well, it must be whatshisname ... so-and-so ... thingumabob ... for more
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