doohickeys

n. thing, gadget

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • doohickey — /dooh hik ee/, n., pl. doohickeys. Informal. a gadget; dingus; thingumbob. [1910 15, Amer.; DOO(DAD) + HICKEY] * * * …   Universalium

  • doohickey — doo|hick|ey [ du,hıki ] noun count INFORMAL used for referring to something such as a small object or tool that you cannot remember the name of: I m completely confused by all these gadgets and doohickeys …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • doohickey — [ du:hɪki] noun (plural doohickeys) N. Amer. informal a small object or gadget, especially one whose name the speaker cannot recall. Origin early 20th cent.: blend of doodad (see doodah) and hickey …   English new terms dictionary

  • doohickey — UK [ˈduːˌhɪkɪ] / US [ˈduˌhɪkɪ] noun [countable] Word forms doohickey : singular doohickey plural doohickeys mainly American informal used for referring to something such as a small object or tool that you cannot remember the name of …   English dictionary

  • doo·hick·ey — /ˈduːˌhıki/ noun, pl eys [count] US informal : an object or device whose name you do not know or have forgotten I need one of those doohickeys [=thingamajigs, whatchamacallits] with the long handles …   Useful english dictionary

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