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doodad (plural doodads)
- A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall); especially an unspecified gadget, device, or part.
- My mom has a clever doodad for peeling oranges.
- 1939, Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep
- The room was too big, the ceiling was too high, the doors were too tall, and the white carpet that went from wall to wall looked like a fresh fall of snow at Lake Arrowhead. There were full-length mirrors and crystal doodads all over the place.
thingy — see thingy