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doo - hick - e: (noun). The part of any thing or object that makes it work.
1. "Hand me that doohickey that loosens the lids on these jars."
by Knot Marealname February 15, 2012
 
1.
Kawasaki KLR 650 counterbalancer idler shaft adjustment lever
A part that frequently fails on these motorcycles. Owners simply refer to this part as a doohickey, since nobody can remember the official name.
by flyingobject March 13, 2008
 
2.
A name for a machine when you don't know what it does.
Look at this funky doohickey I got!
by Colony October 14, 2003
 
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synonyms: thingamabob, whatschamacallit, the likes
basically a bunch of random nonsense or a thing of little moral, economical, political, cultural, monetary, or entertainment value
Would you get that frickin' doohickey off the TV set?
by Sparky ML April 14, 2004
 
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a way to describe an object when your mind is in such a clutter you can't remember its' name because you are pressed for time. similar in meaning to thing-a-ma-jig.
quickly, go over there and grab me the doo-hickey.
by Paul J Parkinson March 24, 2005
 
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An acronym for web browser. Doohickey: Designed Online Organized Html Information Constructed kindly Enabling You.
Run your doohickey to type in a web address.
by kylesaurus December 11, 2009
 
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The key that every time you're drunk is supposed to open the doo*hic* to your flat but you keep missing the key*hic*le
Last words before fading out on your door mat: "Ey jush dropped the doohickey..."
by 0114 October 07, 2010