Dingsbums

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German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dingsbums n, m, f ‎(genitive Dingsbums, plural Dingsbumse)

  1. (colloquial) thingy, thingie, thingamajig, thingamabob (something whose name one cannot recall)
  2. (colloquial) whosit, whatshisname (a person whose name one cannot recall)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Dingsbums is one of a small number of German nouns which can or historically could have all three genders; see the appendix.

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