• a nonsensical word used when you forget the name of something, like a 'thingy'.

Londonisms dictionary. 2014.

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  • doobry — n British 1. an unspecified thing, thingummy, or a person whose name is forgotten or unknown. This invented word has existed at least since the 1950s. 2. an amphetamine tablet or other pill. This is probably a narrowing of the pre ceding sense… …   Contemporary slang

  • doobry — noun Something not named; a thingy or whatsit …   Wiktionary

  • doobry — [ du:bri] (also doobrey or doobrie) noun (plural doobries or doobreys du:brɪz) Brit. informal another term for doodah. Origin 1950s: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • doob — n 1. British an amphetamine pill. The singular form of the more common doobs. 2. the penis. This rare usage is either an invention or a shortening of doobry …   Contemporary slang

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