thingamajig

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled “thingumajig.”
thingamajig(
thihng
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uh
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muh
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yihg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. el chisme
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Pass me that thingamajig for loosening the soil.Pásame ese chisme para soltar la tierra.
b. el coso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
What is this thingamajig? - Put that down, son. I've told you not to touch my tools.¿Qué es este coso? - Suelta eso, hijo. Te he dicho que no toques mis herramientas.
c. la vaina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
I need one of those thingamajigs to make an incision in his chest. - A scalpel? Are you a licensed doctor?Necesito una de esas vainas para hacer una incisión en su pecho. - ¿Un bisturí? ¿Eres un médico autorizado?
d. el chunche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Bring me the thingamajig that we use to cut cardboard boxes.Tráeme el chunche que usamos para cortar cajas de cartón.
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