dinges

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ding (thing). Compare German Dings and Dingens in the same sense.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dinges m, n (plural dingesen, diminutive dingesje n)

  1. (object) thingamajig, whatchamacallit
  2. (person) whatshisname, whatshername

InterjectionEdit

dinges

  1. Said when one can't or is too busy or distracted to think of the proper thing to say.
    Wat ben je daar aan het doen? — Ja, eh... dinges!
    What are you doing there? — Yeah, uh... thingummy!
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 18:12