?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Word of the Day 3/17/14 Thingamajig

Thingamajig (noun)
thing·a·ma·jig [thing-uh-muh-jig]


noun Informal
a gadget or other thing for which the speaker does not know or has forgotten the name.

Also, thing·u·ma·jig.

Origin: 1870–75; thingum or thingummy + jig , metrically patterned like gobbledygook , rigamarole; thingum perhaps orig. from the gradational compound thingum-thangum (based on thing ) with the same terminal syllable as in crinkum-crankum , harum-scarum, trinkum-trankum, the ultimately orig. of which is unclear

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

Profile

Little comm. that could
1_million_words
One Million Words

Tags

Latest Month

July 2019
S M T W T F S
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow