See also: Dinges

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

dinges ‎(plural dinges)

  1. Alternative spelling of dingus(thingamajig, fool)
    • 1922, Sinclair Lewis, “10”, in Babbitt:
      The old-fashioned coon was a fine old cuss--he knew his place--but these young dinges don't want to be porters or cotton-pickers.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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!