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Noun: dingus  ding-gus
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
    - doodad [N. Amer], doohickey [N. Amer], dojigger [N. Amer], gimmick, gizmo, gismo, gubbins [Brit], thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatsis, widget, doodah [Brit], doobry [Brit], doobrie [Brit], doover [Austral], thingy, doofer [Brit], thingo [Austral], whatsit

Derived forms: dinguses

Type of: stuff

Encyclopedia: Dingus, Kentucky