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doobry noun

Thingummy. Doohickey. Item that need not be named because it is identified by the context.

Can also be used when the speaker can’t recall the name of an item


Jeremy – 1970s
Jeremy King – sibling of Naomi, Clare & Francis

Submitted: 25/11/2023 by Mark ● Last updated: 25/11/2023 13:57 by Mark


 Very useful piece of vocab.! Reminds me of how Noel used to refer to everyone as his distinguished colleague, since he couldn't remember their name.

—CC, 08 Dec 2023

 @CC: That rings true!

—MI, 08 Dec 2023

any thoughts?

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