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Meaning of "doohickey" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DOOHICKEY

doohickey  [ˈduːˌhɪkɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DOOHICKEY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Doohickey is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DOOHICKEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Placeholder name

Placeholder names are words that can refer to objects or people whose names are temporarily forgotten, irrelevant, or unknown in the context in which they are being discussed.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DOOHICKEY


al-Maliki
ælˈmælɪkɪ
caky
ˈkeɪkɪ
dickey
ˈdɪkɪ
dicky
ˈdɪkɪ
flaky
ˈfleɪkɪ
hickey
ˈhɪkɪ
mickey
ˈmɪkɪ
micky
ˈmɪkɪ
picky
ˈpɪkɪ
psyche
ˈsaɪkɪ
quickie
ˈkwɪkɪ
reiki
ˈreɪkɪ
rickey
ˈrɪkɪ
shaky
ˈʃeɪkɪ
spiky
ˈspaɪkɪ
sticky
ˈstɪkɪ
tricky
ˈtrɪkɪ
Vicky
ˈvɪkɪ
wakey-wakey
ˈweɪkɪˈweɪkɪ
wiki
ˈwɪkɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DOOHICKEY

dooced
doocot
doodad
doodah
doodle
doodlebug
doodler
doofer
doofus
Doohan
dook
dooket
dool
doolally
doolally tap
doolan
doolie
Doolittle
doom
doom palm

WORDS THAT END LIKE DOOHICKEY

ball hockey
disc jockey
disk jockey
field hockey
gin rickey
grass hockey
hockey
ice hockey
jockey
jump jockey
lackey
mouse jockey
outjockey
pond hockey
tackey
take the mickey
tickey
video jockey

Synonyms and antonyms of doohickey in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «doohickey» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DOOHICKEY

Find out the translation of doohickey to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of doohickey from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «doohickey» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

窍门
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

doohickey
570 millions of speakers

English

doohickey
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

यंत्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دوهيكي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Штучки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

doohickey
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

doohickey
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

doohickey
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Doohickey
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

doohickey
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

道具
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

뭐라고하는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Doohickey
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

doohickey
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Doohickey
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डूहायकी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zımbırtı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

doohickey
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wihajstry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

штучки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

doohickey
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

doohickey
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doohickey
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

doohickey
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

doohickey
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of doohickey

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DOOHICKEY»

The term «doohickey» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.483 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOOHICKEY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «doohickey» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «doohickey» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about doohickey

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOOHICKEY»

Discover the use of doohickey in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to doohickey and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Doohickey: A Novel
Love & Fashion was Nick Fashon and Vince Love's thriving clothing store until it went up in flames -- the work of an arsonist, police say.
Pete Hautman, 2010
2
Doohickey and the Robot
A job working as an inventor's assistant should be ecciting, right? Doohickey thought so, but all the professor lets him do is clean the house. Maybe one of the professor's great inventions can help get the job done. What can go wrong?
Jonathan Emmett, 2001
3
Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 12 More Pack B: ...
Doohickey gets a job as the professor's assistant, but all he is allowed to do is clean the house. So when the professor goes out he decides to put the professor's latest invention to good use. After all, what could possibly go wrong?
Jonathan Emmett, 2014
4
Cat-Boy Vs. Tiger-Man's Mutiny
General Joe continues, “While Derek Streeter was taking aim, Dog-Boy was up on stage shaking hands with President Gravey.” Doohickey asks the super-villain , “How did you get passed the Secret Service?” Dog-Boy whimpers, “I don't know.
Michael Morgan, 2013
5
The Selma Voting Rights Struggle & March to Montgomery:
Callingita “doohickey,” he directly addresses it (and the officials on the other end) to roars of tensioneasing laughter: Ralph Abernathy isn'tafraid of anywhite man, orany white man's doohickyeither. In fact, I'mnot afraid totalk to itman to man.
Bruce Hartford, 2014
6
Oxford Reading Tree: Stage 12:TreeTops More Stories B: ...
TreeTops Stories have been given a fresh new look with new covers, a new TreeTops logo, parental notes on inside back cover and new teaching materials.
Jonathan Emmett, Stephen Elboz, 2005
7
Kerplunk!: Stories
You have the wrong size doohickey bolted to the whatsis that goes into the whatchamacallit. This is not a rare occurrence. In fact, if you happen to have several trailers of different sizes, as I do, it will happen 98 percent of the time. Change the ...
Patrick F. McManus, 2008
8
Doing Physics with Scientific Notebook: A Problem Solving ...
An electron moving at passes through an experimental tubular doohickey. To the electron, the doohickey has length Le. Write the 4-displacement for the space and time intervals between the electron entering and leaving the doohickey in the  ...
Joseph Gallant, 2012
9
The End of Jewish Radar: Snapshots of a Postethnic American ...
Contemplate the manifold ways in which the tefillin doohickey (for that is what I shall call it until my research staff at the U tracks down its traditional name) foils its own teleology. If designed by its creator to protect the holy object it covers, it fails, ...
Martin S. Jaffee, 2009
10
Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65
He paused curiously to tap thetiny police microphone attachedto the pulpit: “This is the doohickey?” He examined the device, then leaned overto address it intimately. “And I want you, doohickey, to tell 'em. . . .” A cascade of guffaws drowned ...
Taylor Branch, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOOHICKEY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term doohickey is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Los Gatos-Saratoga: Fixing a leaky bathtub faucet--hey, how tough …
"It's just the doohickey that fits down into the whatchamacallit that's loose (stop me if I'm getting just a little too technical for you), and all I have to ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
2
Find your cultural white space: 6 lessons in content marketing from …
There's no Web doohickey that measures emotional engagement." Find the stories – and utility — in the data. Joining up your data with your ... «PR Week, Jul 15»
3
What's That Weird, Swirly Sculpture Near a South Side Welding Shop?
Some South Siders might call it a giant doohickey or a thingamajig. Others might not call it anything, apathetic or unaware the towering ... «DNAinfo, Jul 15»
4
Ostaszewski: When biking becomes exciting
A doohickey called a caliper kept thwarting my efforts. Without working brakes my main strategy for stopping involved coasting well before ... «MetroWest Daily News, Jul 15»
5
City by the seas - Istanbul constantly teeters between ruin and rebirth
Screeching like Don Rickles with laryngitis, our bellicose captain with the mysterious supplies plunges a plastic doohickey into the lemon and ... «Press Tribune Newspaper, Jul 15»
6
Olympus Air A01 first-impressions: Modular Micro 4/3
You'd be forgiven if, after taking a quick glance at Olympus' new Air A01 doohickey, you dismissed it as a lens of some sort. In fact it's more, ... «SlashGear, Jun 15»
7
Surf Report: Six sizzling summer gadgets
Simply insert this "Internet of Things" ("IoT") doohickey into the soil and let its four sensors do the work. Then look at the accompanying iOS or ... «USA TODAY, Jun 15»
8
Review: Human Transit by Jarrett Walker
Alternatively, he can replace the whole whatsit assembly and connect it with a new doohickey and the whole thing would be just like new. «Raise the Hammer, Jun 15»
9
Your Chance to Win a LIFE-SIZE Terminator T-800 Endoskeleton!
... card sized light bulb, Instant photo printer and film, Wallet Ninja 18-in-1 Pocket Multi Tool, and a DoohicKey wrench and box cutter keychain. «Digital Journal, Jun 15»
10
Spark of idea turns parts store into makers resource
... had become a place for cheap toys and mobile phones and was no longer the reliable neighborhood store to pick up a technical doohickey. «The Denver Post, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Doohickey [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/doohickey>. Aug 2019 ».
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