Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Thingy"

The meaning of "Thingy" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa thingy?
A: it’s a slang for “thing”. It's especially used in speech as a way for the speaker to refer to something whose name they don't know or can't remember at that moment.
Q: O que significa
'thingy'?
A: Thingy is a way of saying any object that you cannot recall the name for.
What are you looking for?
You know, the thingy which turns the tele on and off. (ie remote control)
Q: O que significa thingy ?
A: It's the colloquial diminutive for the word "thing".

dog > doggy
cat > kitty
thing > thingy

more examples:
blanket > blankie
rabbit > bunny
Q: O que significa thingy?
A: It's informal conversation for 'thing'. You will hear people say it when they don't name the actual, forgot the name, or just don't feel like saying the name of the object.
Q: O que significa thingy?
A: Yes but only in informal situations because it is a slang word. "Thing" in itself is already informal. The formal word is "object."

Example sentences using "Thingy"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com thingy.
A: it's i can't not can you use thingy if you dont know the name or whats it called :)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com thingy .
A: I use thingy when I forget the word I'm supposed to say or don't know the proper word. "Hand me that phone charger. Hand me that phone thingy"
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com thingy .
A: Hand me that thingy over there. What is that thingy? Where did you buy that thingy the other day. Another great word when you can't remember the noun is thingamajig. (A bit old fashioned) 😉
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com thingy.
A: There aren't many examples I can give, but here are a few!
"What's that thingy over there?"
"What's the thingy on top of it?" (Like if you are holding something and there is something on top of it that looks strange, someone might ask you this.)
"The thingy over there." (If someone forgets the word for something, they might point at it and say this.)
It is basically the same as "thing," but it's more informal and casual. We don't use it very often.

Synonyms of "Thingy" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre thingy e whatchamacallit ?
A: There is no difference. They are both informal words for a thing that you don't know the name of. They mean the same thing and are interchangeable. It is your choice.

Translations of "Thingy"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? thingy
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? this thingy "_"
A: ah sorry it's called an underscore

Other questions about "Thingy"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar thingy.
A: "Thingy" is very informal, and most people (from my experience) use "thing" instead. :)
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar thingy .
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar thingy .
A: Sorry for the voice cracks I'm up too early its 3am rn 😅
Q: what do you call this upy-downy thingy?
A: That's a barrier arm or a boom barrier.
Q: what is thingy?
A: when you want to convey your uncertainty, you say thingy instead of thing.

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

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