Thingy may refer to:
*a placeholder name
*Thingy (band), an Indie rock band

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  • thingy — UK [ˈθɪŋɪ] / US or thingamabob UK [ˈθɪŋəmɪˌbɒb] / US [ˈθɪŋəməˌbɑb] or thingamajig UK [ˈθɪŋəmɪˌdʒɪɡ] / US [ˈθɪŋəməˌdʒɪɡ] or thingummy UK [ˈθɪŋəmɪ] / US noun Word forms thingy : singular thingy plural thingies Word forms thingamabob : Word forms… …   English dictionary

  • thingy — [[t]θɪ̱ŋi[/t]] thingies N COUNT You refer to something or someone as thingy when you do not know or cannot be bothered to use the proper word or name for them. [INFORMAL, SPOKEN] ...the new phone thingy. ...what s his name, Sir Jack Thingy …   English dictionary

  • thingy — A catchall phrase. A proclamation, exclamation or retort. Wow. Thingy! I can t believe he did that. Wanna go catch a movie? Thingy! Let s go! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • thingy — /ˈθɪŋi/ (say thingee) Colloquial –adjective 1. emotionally upset: don t get all thingy over such a trivial matter. –noun 2. an object, event, etc., which one does not know how to or does not wish to name correctly: an after school drama workshop… …   Australian English dictionary

  • thingy — /thing ee/, n., pl. thingies, adj. n. 1. Facetious. any small item whose name is unknown or forgotten. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of inanimate objects. [1885 90 for def. 1; 1890 95 for def. 2; THING1 + Y2, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • thingy — noun /θɪŋiː,θɪŋi/ A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall) Syn: doohickey, thingummy, thingummabob, thingummajig, whatsit, whaddayacallit, diddlin thing, diddling thing, gizmo, dingus …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • thingy — n. object whose name is not known or has been forgotten, thingamajig, whatchamacallit, doodad …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thingy — noun (plural thingies) another term for thingummy …   English new terms dictionary

  • thingy — [ˈθɪŋi] noun [C] spoken used for referring to something when you do not know or cannot remember the name of it …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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