Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 13:37

dealie

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PronunciationEdit

  • /ˈdili/

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of deal.

NounEdit

dealie (plural dealies)

  1. (informal) A thing, especially one seen as complex or having much associated with it.

Usage notesEdit

Sometimes used as a placeholder for an object whose name does not immediately spring to mind, as, Hand me that little plastic dealie.

More often used with a noun in attribution, as, How do I set up this blog dealie?

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