Reverse Dictionary: THIN – THN


THIN, THINLY, THINNESS – ADJECTIVES
 ALL COCK AND RIBS LIKE A MUSTERER’S DOG said of a very thin person …1970s Aust. & NZ sl.
 ALL RIBS AND DICK LIKE A ROBBER’S DOG very thin …1990s Aust. sl.
 CADAVEROUS haggard and thin …1620
 CALICO adj. thin, attenuated, wasted …18C colloq.
 CHOKE-BORED tall and thin, long-legged and skinny …1958 Amer. dial.
 CORPSY thin; skinny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 CRANE-GUTTED very thin, ‘herring-gutted’ …19C Eng. dial.
 EKEN lean, thin, meagre …1908 Sc.
 FAGEY thin, poor, ill-nourished …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 FAT AS A BUGGY WHIP, AS thin; small …1967 Amer. dial.
 FAT AS A HEN’S FOREHEAD, AS thin; small; meagre …1939 Amer. dial.
 FAT AS A MATCH, AS thin; small …Bk1899 Amer. dial.
 FLATSIDED thin; skinny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 GANCE thin, slender, gaunt …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 GANDER-SHANKED referring to a thin, awkward person …19C US sl.
 GANSE thin, slender, gaunt …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 GANTED thin, scrawny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.  
 GANTED DOWN thin, scrawny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 GRACILENT slender, thin, lean …1727 obs.
 GRACILIOUS slender, thin, lean …1688 obs. rare
 HAGGED tired, worn out; harassed, careworn, thin …1806 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 HAGGIT tired, worn out; harassed, careworn, thin …1806 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 HERRING-GUTTED having a narrow, thin body like a herring; lanky, thin, lean, bony …1726
 HIGH IN THE LEGS LIKE NANNY PORTER’S HENS said of a thin, starved-looking person …1865 Eng. dial.
 LANGREL;  LANKREL over-tall and thin; lanky …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 LARBAR lean, thin; exhausted, worn out …1486 obs., chiefly Sc.
 LARRICKY tall and thin, usually without any implication of awkwardness …1941 Amer. dial.
 LATHY of a very thin person: thin like a lath …1672
 LEAN AS A RAKE very lean, thin …c1386
 LEAN AS A SHOTTEN HERRING very thin, emaciated …1885 Amer. dial.
 LEANY lean, thin, scrawny …a1400 obs.
 LENYE thin, slender …1513 Sc. obs.
 LONG IN THE LEGS LIKE NANNY PORTER’S HENS said of a thin, starved-looking person …1865 Eng. dial.
 LONG, LEAN AND LANK said of a tall, thin person …1907 Amer. dial.
 MAAGA thin …1994 UK sl.
 MACILENT thin, lean, lank, emaciated; shrivelled; having little flesh …1535 rare
 MACKEREL-BACKED long-backed, tall and thin …M17 sl.
 MAGA thin …1950s W. Indies Rasta
 MAUGER lean, thin, peaked, sickly, weak in appearance …1890 Amer. dial.
 NARROW AS A DRINK OF WATER, AS of a person: excessively thin …B1900 Eng. dial.
 NARROW-ASSED having slim hips; thin, skinny …1916-22 Amer. sl.
 NEEDLE AND PIN thin …1930s rhyming sl.
 PEAKED having pinched features; thin, wasted, sickly-looking; unwell …1836 Eng. dial.  
 POOR thin; skinny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 POOR AS A RAKE very thin …1883 Eng. dial.
 RAIMSY thin, long-legged …19C Eng. dial.
 RAWNY tall, thin, and bony …1825 Eng. dial.
 RAWNYING tall, thin, and bony …B1900 Eng. dial.
 RATTLEBONED thin; skinny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 RAWBONED having the bones prominently visible beneath the skin; thin, bony, gangling …1965 Amer. dial.
 RAWBONY having the bones prominently visible beneath the skin; thin, bony, gangling …a1930 Amer. dial.
 RAWNY-BONED having the bones prominently visible beneath the skin; thin, bony, gangling …1868 Amer. dial.
 REIBIE tall and thin; lank, slender, spare …Bk1904 Sc.
 RENKY tall and too thin; lanky …1790 Eng. dial.
 RHINY thin; lean; hungry-looking …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 RIBBY thin; skinny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 RIBIE tall and thin; lank, slender, spare …Bk1904 Sc.
 RIBISH tall and thin; lank, slender, spare …Bk1904 N. Ireland
 SAYLY thin, flimsy …1884 Eng. dial.
 SCALY thin, slender; light …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCARCE-O-FAT thin …1950s W. Indies sl.
 SCLAFE thin and flat; also used of a person …1802 Eng. dial. obs.
 SCOY thin, poor; small, insignificant …1846 Eng. dial.
 SCRAGGLY adj. thin, scraggy …1900 Eng. dial.
 SCRAGGY spare, small, thin …1856 Eng. dial.
 SCRAILY thin, attenuated …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCRANKY lean, lank, thin, scraggy; withered, wrinkled …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 SCRANNEL lean, thin; poor, worthless …1857 Eng. dial.
 SCRANNY-LOOKING thin, meagre, scraggy; withered, wrinkled …1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 SCRATTY small, insignificant, thin, puny …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCRAWING awkwardly tall, lanky; straggling; long and thin …1897 Eng. dial.
 SHACKLY tall, thin, and awkward …1897 Amer. dial.
 SKINNISH thin; skinny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 SKINNY thin …1605 sl.
 SKINNY AS A SAPLING WITH THE BARK SCRAPED OFF very thin, skinny …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 SKINNY-ASS of a person: thin …1950s sl., orig. US
 SKINNY-ASSED of a person: thin …1950s sl., orig. US
 SKINNYMALINK thin; skinny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 SKINNY-MINNY very thin; small and thin …1997 US sl.
 SKLEFF thin and flat; also used of a person …1802 Sc. obs.
 SKRAGGY spare, small, thin …1856 Eng. dial.
 SKRANKY lean, lank, thin, scraggy; withered, wrinkled …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 SKRANKY-LOOKING thin, scraggy in appearance …1891 Sc.
 SLIM-JIM thin; skinny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 SPARERIBBED thin; skinny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 SPINDLY tall or long and slender; lanky, thin …1827 Amer. sl.
 SQUINNY very thin, lean, or slender; narrow …1784
 SUBTILE of small thickness, thin, fine …a1425
 TEEM thin …1892 Eng. dial.
 THIN AS A RAKE very thin, lean …1823
 THIN AS A SNAKE very thin …1787 Amer. dial.
 THIN AS A SHOTTEN HERRING very thin, emaciated …1918 Amer. dial.
 THIN AS A SHOTTEN SHAD very thin, emaciated …1942 Amer. dial.
 THIN AS A WHIP-SNAKE very thin …1860 Amer. dial.
 THIN AS VANITY very thin; said of persons, fabrics, etc. …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 THINLY rather thin …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THINNER THAN A HAYRAKE very thin …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 THIRDLE of persons and animals: gaunt, lank, thin, hungry-looking …1746 Eng. dial.
 THIRL of persons and animals: gaunt, lank, thin, hungry-looking …1746 Eng. dial.
 THURDLE of persons and animals: gaunt, lank, thin, hungry-looking …1746 Eng. dial.
 WEEDY used to denote unhealthy thinness and weakness …1852 sl.
 YAPPY hungry-looking, thin …Bk1905 N. Ireland
 
THIN etc. – ADVERBS
 RARELY thinly, scantily …1523 obs. rare
 
THIN etc. – NOUNS
 JEJUNENESS deficiency of physical substance; thinness, meagreness, attenuation …1626
 LENSING a making thin or slim; a wearing away of flesh by fasting …c1175 obs.
 MACILENCE thinness, leanness …1852 rare
 MACILENCY thinness, leanness …1632 rare
 RARENESS thinness; fewness, scantiness …1588 obs. rare
 RENCHEL somebody or something tall and thin …Bk1904 Sc. obs.
 SCRANNEL a thin, spare-looking person or animal …1854 Eng. dial.
 SKRAE a thin, skinny person or animal; anything thin and shrivelled; a skeleton …1802 Sc.
 SUBTILENESS thinness, tenuity …1398 obs.
 
THIN etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 AMATON a thin bony person …B1900 Sc.
 ANATOMY a very thin, emaciated person or animal, a ‘bang of bones’ …1834 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 ATOMY a very thin, emaciated person or animal, a ‘bang of bones’ …1834 dial.
 BACK AND BELLY a very thin person …1996 W. Indies
 BACK-AND-NECK a very thin person …1996 W. Indies
 BAG-OF-BONES an emaciated person, a noticeably thin or skinny person …1764 sl.
 BAIGLE a thin man; an odd figure …1897 Sc.
 BALD-RIB a thin, lean bony person …1621 
 BANJER-SHANKS a nickname for a thin man …1930 Amer. dial.
 BAREBONE a very thin and lean person who has scarcely any flesh to cover his bones: a low word …1596
 BAREBONES a thin skinny person …1868 sl.
 BARE-BRISKET a thin person …Bk1984 sl.
 BEANPOLE a tall, thin person …1837 sl.
 BEAN-STICK a tall, thin man …1823
 BEAN-SWAUP – a thin, weakly person …1822 Sc.
 BEDFUL OF BONES an emaciated person; a very thin person; a skinny, bony bedfellow …1832 Sc. 
 BEEGLE a thin man; an odd figure …1897 Sc.
 BONES a thin man …Bk1904 Amer. college sl.
 CAGE OF BONES a very thin person …1860 Eng. dial.
 EDDERER a very tall, thin man …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 ELF-SKIN a term of contempt for a thin, slight man; a man of shrivelled and shrunken form …1596 obs.
 FANG a tall, thin person …1928 Sc.
 FENCE RAIL a very thin, lanky person …c1960 Amer. dial.
 GAISHEN a very thin person; an emaciated person …1865 Sc.
 GAISHON a thin, emaciated person; a skeleton; a hobgoblin …1808 Sc. obs.
 GANDER-GUT one who is thin and awkward …M19 US sl.
 GANT a very tall and thin or lanky person; generally applied to a woman …1825 Sc.
 GANTLINE a gaunt or thin person …1901 US nautical sl.
 GASHUN a very thin person …Bk1997 Ulster sl.
 GASPIPE-CRAWLER a tall, thin man …c1885 sl.
 GATION a very thin person …Bk1997 Ulster sl.
 GAUBERT a tall, thin man or boy …1916 Sc. obs.
 GENT a very tall and thin or lanky person; generally applied to a woman …1825 Sc.
 GHENT a tall, thin person …Bk1893 Eng. dial.
 GHOST a sickly, thin, or undersized person; a term of contempt …1805 Sc. obs.
 GIBLETS an ironical name for a thin, lanky, bony person …Bk1882 Eng. dial.
 GLASS OF WATER a tall, thin person …1953 US sl.
 GLIPE a very thin person …1928 Sc.
 HAGGY MOLL a thin, drooping, unattractive female …1928 Amer. sl.
 HAIRPIN a thin person …1950s US sl.
 HALBERT a tall, thin person …Bk1905 Sc.
 HATRACK a thin or scrawny person …1965 Amer. dial.
 HOP-POLE a tall, thin person …M19 sl.
 KANGAROO a thin, slopes-shouldered person …L19 sl.
 LANKY a tall, thin person …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 LANKY-LONG-LEGS a term of derision for a thin, shapeless, overgrown boy …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 LANKY-LOO a term of derision for a thin, shapeless, overgrown boy …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 LAMPER a tall, thin person …1920s sl.
 LAMP-POST a tall, thin person …L19 sl.
 LEGS ELEVEN a tall, thin man …1910s Aust. sl.
 LONG DRINK OF WATER a very thin person …1910s sl.
 LONG-LEGGED DRINK OF WATER a tall, thin person …1975 Amer. sl.
 LONG STREAK OF MISERY a very thin, mournful, and lugubrious person …L19 sl.
 MACKAREL-BACK;  MACKEREL-BACK a very tall, thin or lank person …Bk1737 obs.
 MIRE SNIPE a thin, wiry, sharp-featured person …1866 Sc.
 MONKEY ON A STICK a thin man with jerky movements …c1880 colloq.
 MOP HANDLE a thin, scrawny person …1955 US sl.
 MOPHEAD a thin, scrawny person …1963 US sl.
 MOP-STICK a thin, scrawny person …1849 sl.
 NATOMY a very thin, emaciated person or animal, a ‘bag of bones’ …1834 dial.
 NOTOMIZE a very thin, emaciated person or animal, a ‘bag of bones’ …1834 dial.
 NOTOMY;  NOTTOMY a very thin, emaciated person or animal, a ‘bag of bones’ …1834 dial.
 NOTTIMIZE a very thin, emaciated person or animal, a ‘bag of bones’ …1834 dial.
 NOTTYMAZE a very thin, emaciated person or animal, a ‘bag of bones’ …1834 dial.
 OLD SKINFLINT a very thin person …1967 Amer. dial. 
 OLIVE OYL a very thin woman …1970 Amer. dial.
 ONE OF PHARAOH’S LEAN KINE a very thin person, looking as if ‘he’d run away from the bone-house’ …L16 sl.
 OTOMY a very thin, emaciated person or animal, a ‘bag of bones’ …1834 dial.
 OTTOMY a pigmy, a diminutive person, a small thin ‘slip of a fellow’ …1848 Ireland
 OTTY-MOTTY a pigmy, a diminutive person, a small thin ‘slip of a fellow’ …1863 Eng. dial.
 PAIR OF TONGS a very thin person …Bk1890 sl.
 PICKER STICK a very thin person …1999 Amer. dial.
 PULL-THROUGH a soldier’s term for a tall, thin person …Brit. sl.
 RABBIT-HUND a nickname given to a person who is thin and poorly developed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 RACKERBONE a very thin, emaciated person or animal …1854 Amer. sl.
 RACKLE OF BONES, A a thin, emaciated person …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 RACK OF BONES a very thin, emaciated person or animal …1804 Amer. sl.
 RAFT a tall, thin person …1866 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 RAG a term of contempt for anything very lean and thin …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 RAINBOW a tall, thin person …1950s W. Indies sl.
 RAKE a very thin or lean person …1582
 RAMES a very thin person or animal …E19 Eng. dial.
 RANDLE-TREE a tall, thin person …1815 Sc.
 RASHER OF WIND a very thin person …M19 sl.
 RATTLEBONES a very thin person …B1900 Eng. dial.
 RAWBONES a very thin, bony person …1966 Amer. dial.
 RAWHIDE an emaciated person or animal; a very thin, bony person …1940 Amer. dial.
 RENCHEL somebody or something tall and thin …Bk1904 Sc. obs.
 RIBE a thin, lean person or animal; an animal in poor condition …1820 Sc.
 RINEY a thin, or sickly person …1967 Amer. dial.
 SACKFU’ O’ LADLES a very thin or emaciated person …1887 Sc.
 SAHARA a tall, thin person …1946 S. African sl.
 SALLY B a tall, very thin woman in evening dress …c1880 sl.
 SCAA a thin, miserable-looking person …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCAFFOLD POLE a very tall, thin person …Bk1958 Eng. sl. 
 SCALY a tall, thinly-made person or animal …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCALY BLOKE a thin man …1984 NZ sl.
 SCARCE-O-FAT a nickname for a thin person …1950s W. Indies sl.
 SCARCE-OF-FAT a thin or skinny person …1941 Amer. dial.
 SCARECROW an extremely thin person
 SCOW a long, thin, bony woman …1866 Sc. DSL online
 SCRAE a thin, skinny person or animal; anything thin and shrivelled; a skeleton …1802 Sc.
 SCRALLION a thin, scraggy man or animal …1888 Eng. dial.
 SCRANNEL a thin, spare-looking person or animal …1854 Eng. dial.
 SCRANNY a thin, meagre person …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCRAY a thin, skinny person or animal; anything thin and shrivelled; a skeleton …1802 Sc.
 SCREED a long, thin person …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCRIBE a thin, lank person or animal; a poor, puling creature; a shabby or oddly-dressed person; a guy …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SKELETON a very thin, lean, or emaciated person or animal …1629
 SKELETONESS a very thin, lean, or emaciated woman …1840 nonce word
 SKILLIGAREEN a very thin person …1910s sl.
 SKIN a painfully thin person …Brit. sl.
 SKIN-A-GUTS a very thin person …Brit. sl.
 SKINAMELINK a thin or emaciated person …1870 Amer. dial.
 SKINAMULINK a thin or emaciated person …1898 Amer. dial.
 SKIN AND GRIEF a painfully thin person …Brit. sl.
 SKINFLINT a very thin person …1967 Amer. dial.
 SKINNY-GUTS a very thin person …Brit. sl.
 SKINNY LIZ a thin girl or woman …1959 sl.
 SKINNYMALINK a thin person …1911 Sc. sl.
 SKINNYMARINK a thin or emaciated person …1954 Amer. dial.
 SKINNY MERINK a thin or emaciated person …1968 Amer. dial.
 SKRAE a thin, skinny person or animal; anything thin and shrivelled; a skeleton …1802 Sc.
 SPARERIBS a very thin or skinny person …1971 African-American sl.
 SPARLING a thin, puny little child …Bk1879 Eng. dial.
 STREAK a tall, thin person …1941 sl., orig. Aust.
 STREAM-LINE a tall, thin man …1917 army sl.
 STRETCH a nickname for a tall, thin person …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 STRING-BEAN a tall, thin person …1936 US sl.
 TALL DRINK OF WATER a tall, thin person …1924 Amer. dial.
 TANTERWALLOPS a tall, thin man …1972 Sc. 
 TAPPIN, TAUPIN a tall, thin person …Bk1905 Sc.
 THIN STREAK OF MISERY a very thin, mournful, and lugubrious person …L19 sl.
 VISION a puny, thin, emaciated person or animal; one who is wasting away …1825 Sc.
 WAIF a fashionable young woman, with clothes and hair suggesting a ragged style, characterized by extreme thinness and apparent fragility …1991 
 WALLIDRAGGLE;  WALLYDRAGGLE a thin, ill-grown, undersized person or animal …1736 Sc. 
 WANGLE a thin, tall, weak young man …1997 Irish sl.
 WEED a thin and unhealthily delicate person …1869 sl.
 WHANG a thin, lanky person …20C Irish sl.
– WILLOW-WAND a thin, lanky person …1825 Sc.
 WINDLE-STRAW – thin, unhealthy person; a vacillating fellow …1818 Sc.
 WYUCHLET a thin, spare person …1825 Sc. obs.
 YARD OF PUMP WATER a tall, thin person …1838 UK sl.
 
THIN etc. – PHRASES
 SHE’S SO THIN YOU CAN READ A NEWSPAPER THROUGH HER said of a very thin female …1951 Amer. dial.
 STRAIGHT UP AND DOWN, LIKE A YARD OF PUMP-WATER said of a tall, thin person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
THIN etc. – VERBS
 LENSE to make thin or lean; to become thin or lean …a1000 obs.
 POOR AWAY to grow thin …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– PUT ONE’S MEAT IN AN ILL SKIN to look thin or half-starved; to have a malnourished appearance …1826 Sc. 
 SCOY to make a thing thin or small …Bk1904 Eng. dial.


THING – NOUNS
 BINKY any little mechanical contrivance …1912 Amer. dial.
 BIZZO an unnamed or unspecified thing …1969 Aust. sl.
 CHAT a thing; an object …M19 sl.
 CHETE a thing
 CHINGUS a thingumajig …1982 Amer. sl.
 CLOBBER unspecified things, paraphernalia …1890 Brit. sl.
 CONTRAPTION a contrivance or device; a piece of machinery …1820s Amer. sl.
 DADDIO;  DADDY-O;  DADIO a thing; an item …1961 African-American jocular
 DADDY an unspecified object, a thing …1990s sl.
 DEALIE;  DEALY a thing, the correct name of which escapes or is not important to the speaker …1997 US sl.
 DICKEY;  DICKIE;  DICKY a thing, a gadget …20C US colloq.
 DINGBAT something whose name is not known or remembered …1905 Amer. dial.
 DINGBATTUS something whose name is not known or remembered …1931 Amer. dial.
 DINGDIE something whose name is not known or remembered …1975 Amer. dial.
 DINGFOD something whose name is unknown or not remembered …1909 Amer. dial.
 DINGLEBOB something whose name is not known or readily remembered …1923 Amer. dial.
 DINGUS a thing, the correct name of which is not important in context; a gadget …1876 US sl.
 DINKTUM something whose name is not known or readily remembered …1911 Amer. dial.
 DINKUS a thing …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 DITTY a new tool or contrivance; a thing, something unfamiliar …1961 Amer. dial.
 DO-DA an unnamed or unspecified thing …1924 sl.
 DODELHEIMER something whose name is unknown or forgotten; a gadget …1931 Amer. dial.
 DODENHEIMER something whose name is unknown or forgotten; a gadget …1931 Amer. dial.
 DODINKUS a thing …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 DOFLICKETY a thing whose name is unknown or forgotten; any small article  …1900s sl., orig. Can. military
 DOFUNNY any small article …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 DOHICKEY an unnamed or unspecified thing …1914 sl., orig. & chiefly US
 DOJIGGER an unnamed or unspecified thing …1927 US sl.
 DOOBOBBUS used when the name of something is unknown, forgotten, or is purposely avoided …1911 Amer. dial.
 DOOBRY an unnamed or unspecified thing …1990 Brit. sl.
 DOOBYWHACKER anything of which you have forgotten the name; any small gadget or machine part …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 DOODA an unnamed or unspecified thing …1924 sl.
 DOODAB any small, fancy, fussy thing …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 DOODACKIE anything of which you have forgotten the name; any small gadget or machine part …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 DOODAD an unnamed or unspecified thing; a superfluous ornament …1905 sl., orig. & chiefly US
 DOODAH an unnamed or unspecified thing …1924 sl.
 DOODLE any gadget …20C US colloq.
 DOODLEFLICKER any nameless small object, typically some form of gadget …1910s sl.
 DOODLEFLICKUS any nameless small object, typically some form of gadget …1910s sl.
 DOODLEGADGET any nameless small object, typically some form of gadget …1910s sl.
 DOOFAH an unnamed or unspecified thing …1945 Brit. sl.
 DOOFER an unnamed or unspecified thing …1945 Brit. sl.
 DOOFLICKER any small, fancy, fussy thing …Bk1913-17 Amer. sl.
 DOOFLINKUS any nameless small object, typically some kind of gadget …1900s sl., orig. Can. military
 DOOFLOP any nameless small object, typically some kind of gadget …1950s sl.
 DOOHICKEY;  DOOHICKY an unnamed or unspecified thing …1914 sl., orig. & chiefly US
 DOOJIGGER an unnamed or unspecified thing …1927 US sl.
 DOOLOLLY any nameless small object, typically some kind of gadget …1930s sl.
 DOOVAH an unnamed or unspecified thing …1941 Aust. sl.
 DOOVER an unnamed or unspecified thing …1941 Aust. sl.
 DOOWACKY a thing; a nameless gadget …Bk2006 US sl.
 DOOZANDAZZY something the name of which is not readily recalled …1916 Amer. dial.
 DUDELHEIMER something whose name is unknown or forgotten; a gadget …1931 Amer. dial.
 DUDENHEIMER something whose name is unknown or forgotten; a gadget …1931 Amer. dial.
 DUDINKUS a thing …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 DUFLICKERTY any nameless small object, typically some kind of gadget …1900s sl., orig. Can. military
 DUFLICKETY any small article …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 DUFUNNY any small article …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 FAKE an object, gadget, device, or contrivance of any kind; a gimcrack …1897 sl.
 FAKEALOO any thing for which a better name is lacking …1930 Amer. dial.
 FAKELOO an object, device or contrivance of any kind …1958 Amer. sl.
 FAKEMENT any object, whether or not uncommon; a thing; used of something the name of which escapes you …M19 sl.
 FAKUS a thing, the name of which is not readily recalled; something without a specific name, that has been ‘thrown together’ or ‘knocked up’ …1905 sl.
 FIRKIN a gadget …E20 military sl.
 FLUMMADIDDLE a doodad, a thing …1897 Amer. dial.
 FROB an unnamed or unspecified thing …1983 US computer sl.
 FROBNITZ an unnamed or unspecified thing …1983 US computer sl.
 GILGUY a thingamajig …1886 Amer. nautical sl.
 GILHICKEY a thingamajig …1940s Amer. sl.
 GILHOOLEY a thingamajig …1940s Amer. sl.
 GISMO;  GIZMO a device or gadget; an unnamed thing …1942 sl., orig. & chiefly US
 GOLLIWOG;  GOLLYWOG a nameless, indescribable, or imaginary thing or creature …1931 Amer. dial.
 GOOLTHRITE any small, wizened, puckered object …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 GUBBINS unspecified things, paraphernalia …1925 Brit. sl.
– GUBBINS a device or thing; an unnamed thing …1944 Brit. sl.
 GUY a thing referred to, esp. something one does not know the name of …1980 Amer. sl.
 HARDISHE a thing …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
 HEWGAG something for which one has no specific name …L19 US college sl.
 HICKEY;  HICKIE a device or gadget; an unnamed thing …1909 sl., chiefly US
 HOOFENPOOFER a thing, the correct name of which is unknown or forgotten …Bk1942 US sl.
 ICTA;  IKTA a thing, portable possession; goods, equipment; clothing; merchandise  …1856 Amer. dial.
 JIGAMAFLOOCUS a gadget, a thingamajig; a gewgaw …1974 Amer. dial.
 JIGAMAHOO a gadget, a thingamajig; a gewgaw …1824 Amer. dial.
 JIGAMAREE;  JIGGERMAREE a gadget, a thingamajig; a gewgaw …1824 Amer. dial.
 JIGGAMBOB;  JIGGUMBOB a knickknack; a trinket; anything particular, strange or unknown …1647 sl.
 JIGGAMY any implement, tool, etc., whose name cannot be recalled at the moment …1899 Amer. dial.
 JIGGER a device or gadget; an unnamed thing …1874 US sl.
 JIGGIE a thing, a doohickey …1931 Amer. dial.
 JIGGUS a thing, a doohickey …1931 Amer. dial.
 KENNAWHAT something beyond name or definition; a something-or-other …1825 Sc.
 KNOW-NOT-WHAT an indescribable thing; a whatchamacallit …a1642 rare
 MAJIG a thingamajig; a gadget …1867 Amer. dial.
 MAJIGGER a thingamajig; a gadget …1942 Amer. dial.
 MAJIGGIE a thingamajig; a gadget …1931 Amer. dial.
 ODDLINGS things of diverse sorts or sizes …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 ODDLINS things of diverse sorts or sizes …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OLD FELLOW an object, a thing …L19 sl.
 OLD GAL;  OLD GIRL;  OLE GIRL a non-human object …1910s US sl.
– OOBYJIVER a thing whose name one cannot remember, does not know, or does not wish to mention; a thingamy; hence, a useful implement, a gadget …1963 colloq. rare
 OOJAH an unnamed or unspecified thing …1917 Brit. sl.
 OOJAH-KA-PIV an unnamed or unspecified thing …1917 Brit. sl.
 OOJAH-MA-FLIP an unnamed or unspecified thing …1917 Brit. sl.
 OOJAMAFLIP a thing whose name is temporarily forgotten …20C sl.
 OOJAR an unnamed or unspecified thing …1917 Brit. sl.
 OOJIBOO an unnamed or unspecified thing …1918 Brit. services’ sl.
 OPTRICULUM a doodad; a thingumabob …1916 jocular Amer. dial.
 RIGAMAJIG something the name of which is forgotten or unknown …1880 Amer. dial.
 RINCTUM-DO a gadget or contrivance; a thing whose name is unknown or which one does not want to name …1952 Amer. dial.
 RINKTUM a gadget or contrivance; a thing whose name is unknown or which one does not want to name …1896 Amer. dial.
 SCUDDER a thing, an object, a thingamabob …1962 Amer. dial.
 SCUTTER a thing, an object, a thingamabob …1962 Amer. dial.
 SO-AND-SO an unspecified object …L19 sl.
 SUCH-A-THING a thingumbob; what’s-his-name …1756 obs.
 THANG a thing …Amer. sl.
 THIGAMY a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1890 Amer. dial.
 THINGABOB a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1897 Amer. dial.
 THINGAMADOGER an unspecified object; something one does not know the name of or does not wish to name …1800s Amer. sl.
 THINGAMADUDGEON an unspecified object; something one does not know the name of or does not wish to name …1800s Amer. sl.
 THINGAMAGIG a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1942 Amer. dial.
 THINGAMAGUMMER a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1897 Amer. dial.
 THINGAMAJIG an unspecified object; something one does not know the name of or does not wish to name …1824 Amer. sl.
 THINGAMANANNY an unspecified object; something one does not know the name of or does not wish to name …1800s Amer. sl.
– THING-A-MERRY a thing or person whose name is forgotten or unknown …1818 sl.
– THING-A-ME-TOY a word used when the name of the person or thing referred to is forgotten or unknown; a curious article, especially one of unknown use and little value; a person of small account …1865 Eng. dial.
 THINGAMMY a worthless person or thing …1866 Eng. dial.
 THINGAMTIJIG a thingamajig …1899 Eng. dial.
 THINGAMY a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1899 Amer. dial.
 THING-DOODLE a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1890 Amer. dial.
 THING-EM-A-DOODLE a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1893 Amer. dial.
 THING-EM-A-DUDGEON a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1890 Amer. dial.
– THINGEMTY-THANGEMTY a useless, trifling article; a knickknack; something the name of which is forgotten or unknown …1877 Eng. dial.
 THINGIE an unnamed or unspecified thing …1933 sl.
– THINGIMENT something the name of which is forgotten or unknown …B1900 Eng. dial.
 THINGING-BOB a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1843 Amer. dial.
 THINGM-A-DODGER a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1905 Amer. dial.
 THINGUM a thing or person whose name the speaker cannot recall, does not know, or is reluctant to speak …1824 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMABOB an unspecified object; something one does not know the name of or does not wish to name …1832 Amer. sl.
 THINGUMADING a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1931 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMADOODLE an unspecified object; something one does not know the name of or does not wish to name …1800s Amer. sl.
 THINGUMADOOGY a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1986 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMAJIG an unnamed or unspecified thing …1824 sl.
 THINGUMAJIGGEN a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1931 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMAJIGGER a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1905 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMAJIGGUS a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1931 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMAJING a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1905 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMAJINGIE a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1931 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMAREE a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1931 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMBOB an unspecified object; something one does not know the name of or does not wish to name …1800s Amer. sl.
 THINGUMDAIRIE a knickknack; a useless, trifling article; something the name of which is unknown or forgotten …Bk1905 Sc..
 THINGUMDOODLE a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1897 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMMAGEE a knickknack; a useless, trifling article; something the name of which is unknown or forgotten …1889 Eng. dial.
 THINGUMMY an unnamed or unspecified thing …1796 sl.
 THINGUMMYJIG an unnamed or unspecified thing …1824 sl.
 THINGUMMYTIGHT an unnamed or unspecified thing ..1937 Brit. sl.
 THINGUMMYTITE an unnamed or unspecified thing ..1937 Brit. sl.
 THINGUMOBOB an unnamed or unspecified thing …1832 sl.
 THINGUMSTICK a knickknack; a useless, trifling article; something the name of which is unknown or forgotten …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THINGUMTIBOB a knickknack; a useless, trifling article; something the name of which is unknown or forgotten …1881 Eng. dial.
 THINGUMY a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1823 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMYBOB a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1909 Amer. dial.
– THINGUMYDOOCHY a thing or person whose name is not known or cannot for the moment be recalled …1909 Amer. dial.
 THINGUMYJIG a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1909 Amer. dial.
 THINGY an unnamed or unspecified thing …1933 sl.
 THINKUMAWHATSIS a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1968 Amer. dial.
 THINKUM-THANKUM a thing whose name one cannot recall or does not know …1931 Amer. dial.
 UNIT a gadget; a nameless object …20C US sl.
 VANDAVIL an article, a thing, an object, esp. one of little value; a small morsel …a1838 Sc.
 VYNDABLE an article; a thing; a small morsel …Bk1905 Sc.
 WANGDOODLE an unspecified object; something one does not know the name of …20C sl.
 WATCHAMACALLIT a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WATCHMACALLEM a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WATCHMA-DAD a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WATCHMA-DADDY a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WATCHMA-DIDDLE a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WATCHMA-DINGLE a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WATCHMA-DOODLE a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WATCHMA-GADGET a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WATCHMA-HICKEY a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WATCHMA-JIGGER a gadget …19C US colloq.
– WHACKER a gadget, a thing …20C US sl.
 WHANGDOODLE an unnamed or unspecified thing …1931 Amer. sl.
 WHANGYDOODLE an unnamed or unspecified thing …1931 Amer. sl.
 WHASSIT an unnamed or unspecified thing …1931 US sl.
 WHAT-ALL anything for which one has no proper name …20C sl.
 WHATCHAMACALLIT anything to which one cannot give a name when required …M19 sl.
 WHATCHEEMACALLIT a gadget …19C US colloq.
 WHATDAYACALLIT anything for which one has no precise name …L16 sl.
 WHATDYECALL anything for which one has no precise name …L16 sl.
 WHAT-D’YE-CALL’EM anyone for whom one cannot provide the name …L16 sl.
 WHATD’YECALLUM anything for which one has no precise name …L16 sl.
 WHAT-D’YOU-CALL-IT anything for which one has no precise name …M19 sl.
 WHATNOT an unnamed or unspecified thing …1964 sl.
 WHATSIS any gadget or a name used for an object or person when the correct name is forgotten or to be avoided …19C US sl.
 WHATSIT an unnamed or unspecified thing …a1882 sl.
 WHATYERMECALLEMS anything for which one has no precise name …L16 sl.
 WHATYERMYCALIT anything for which one has no precise name …L16 sl.
 WHATZIT any gadget or a name used for an object or person when the correct name is forgotten or to be avoided …19C US sl.
 WHAZZIT any gadget or a name used for an object or person when the correct name is forgotten or to be avoided …19C US sl.
 WHICKERBILL a contraption, a gadget, a doohickey …1951 Amer. dial.
 WHIMMY-DIDDLE a thingamajig, a contraption; a nonexistent object …1934 Amer. dial.
 WHIMMY-DOODLE a thingamajig, a contraption; a nonexistent object …1946 Amer. dial.
 WHING-DING a gadget …20C US
 WHITFLOW an unnamed or unspecified thing …1961 sl.
 WHOZITS a name for an object or person whose name is forgotten …M20 US sl.
 WICKERBILL a contraption, a gadget, a doohickey …1951 Amer. dial.
 WIDGET a gadget; a small manufactured item …E20 colloq.
 WIMMY-DIDDLE a thingamajig, a contraption; a nonexistent object …1968 Amer. dial.
 WING-DING a gadget …20C US
 WINGDOODLE an unspecified object; something one does not know the name of …20C sl.
 WOSSNAME a thing or person whose name is not known, forgotten, etc. …20C sl.
 YOU KNOW WHAT an unnamed or unspecified thing …a1845 usually euphemistic


THINK, THINKER, THINKING – ADJECTIVES
 IN A BROWN STUDY – in a daydream; deep in thought …Bk1999 Idioms Fergusson 1999
 INCOGITANT not having the faculty of thinking …1702
– THINKATIVE consisting in mere thinking; speculative …1662 obs.
 
THINK etc. – NOUNS
 ADVISEMENT the process of viewing or considering mentally; thought, thinking, consideration, reflection, deliberation …1330 obs.
 BETHINKING the act of thinking, considering, reflecting, or remembering …1340
 BLOND MOMENT a lapse in thinking …Bk2006 US sl.
 BRAIN FOG an impediment to thinking clearly; inability to concentrate, remember, etc. …1853
 BRAINSTORM a brief mental aberration which causes one to do a foolish or untypical thing; a moment when one is unable to think clearly or act sensibly …1907 sl.
 BRAIN-STUFF the product of thinking; ideas …1855
 FANCY FOOTWORK artful manoeuvring; fast and clever thinking …Bk2006 US sl.
 FAST FOOTWORK artful manoeuvring; fast and clever thinking …Bk2006 US sl.
– TIRE-BRAIN that which, tires the brain by constant thinking …1589 obs. rare
 
THINK etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 ABSTRACTIONIST a person who prefers to view, analyse, and discuss the world in abstract rather than practical terms; a thinker who gives precedence to abstract ideas and concepts over concrete and particular ones …1832
 BRAIN-WRIGHT one who thinks and does brain-work for another …1602
 OPINATOR one who holds an opinion; a thinker; a theorist …1626 obs.
 SANTA CLAUS an original thinker …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
– TIRE-BRAIN one who, or that which, tires the brain by constant thinking …1589 obs. rare
 
THINK etc. – PHRASES
 USE YOUR LOAF use your (head) brains …L19 Brit. sl.
 
THINK etc. – VERBS
 ADVERT to turn the attention to; to take note of; to observe, to note, to heed; to consider, to think of a thing …1430 obs.
 BEAR A BRAIN to be able to think; to remember; to be cautious, thoughtful, or intelligent …a1529 obs.
 BEAR IN HAND to conjecture, to think; to foresee; to hold or maintain an opinion …1863 Eng. dial.
 BEAT THE BRAINS to think persistently and laboriously …a1593
 BEAT THE HEAD to think persistently and laboriously …1579
 BETHINK  to think of or about; to bear in mind; to call to mind, to recollect …a1000 obs.
– BETHINK to think of, to imagine, to conceive …c1175
– BETHINK ​to think over a thing with a view to decision or action; to consider …c1220 obs.
– BETHINK to consider, to reflect, to meditate, to think …c1300 arch.
 BUSY ONE’S BRAINS to spend time trying to think about something, esp. something considered trivial …1532
 CALCULATE to think, to expect, to believe …1830 US colloq.
 CALL to consider, to estimate, to think …1888 Eng. dial.
 CHEW OVER to think about …Bk1999 
 CRACK ONE’S BRAIN(S) to make a great effort to think about something …1655
 CUDGEL ONE’S BRAINS to make a tremendous effort to think about or remember something …1604
 DERN to muse, to think …B1900 Sc.
 FANCY to think, to believe …1896 Eng. dial.
 I-WENE to expect; to hope; to think, to suppose ...a1000 obs.
 LET to think …c1200 obs.
 MISDOUBT to doubt, to suspect; to fear, to apprehend; to think; to having an inkling or suspicion of …1877 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
 NOODLE to think, to think over, to study …1942 Amer. sl.
 NUT OUT to think out; to solve a problem, plan of action, etc. …1919 Aust. sl.
 OPINIATE to hold as an opinion; to suppose, to think, to opine …1624 obs.
 OPINION to hold the opinion; to think, to suppose, to opine …1555 obs.
 OPINIONATE to form or hold an opinion; to believe, to suppose, to think …1621 rare
 PUZZLE ONE’S BRAIN(S) to think long and hard …1603 rare
 RECK to reckon, to deem, to think …1791 Sc.
 SCHEME to think, to reckon …1970s S. Afr. sl.
 TAKE to think; to consider …1901 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 TRIG THE WIG to think; to use the mind …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
 UMBETHINK to think about, to consider; to remember …c1200 obs. exc. Sc. obs.
 UNBETHINK to think about, to consider; to remember …c1200 obs. exc. Sc. obs.
 USE ONE’S NOODLE to think for oneself …Aust. sl.
 YARK;  YERK to think hard; to beat one’s brains; of the mind: to be busy, worked up, or excited …1737 Sc.


THIRD – NOUNS
– a third part TIERCE 1491 obs.


THIRD-RATE – ADJECTIVES
– third-rate, inadequate, inferior; highly unfit C-3 1910s sl.


THIRST, THIRSTY – ADJECTIVES
 ADRY thirsty …1599
 ATHIRST thirsty …1790 Eng. dial. obs.
 CHAPPED thirsty …c1670 sl.
 CHAPT thirsty …c1670 sl.
 DRIER THAN A DEAD DINGO’S DONGER very thirsty …20C Aust. sl.
 DRY thirsty …c1536
 DRY AS A HAKE very thirsty …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 KECKSY dry, juiceless; thirsty …1874 Eng. dial.
 MICKLED choked, suffocated, parched with thirst …1867 Eng. dial.
 OFTHIRST thirsty …c1000 obs.
 OPEN-THROPPLED thirsty, ever ready to drink …1839 Eng. dial.
 PARCHED very thirsty …1920s sl.
 SITIBUND very thirsty …B1900
 SITICULOUS very thirsty, very dry …1620 obs.
 SITIENT thirsty; thirsting, coveting, desiring much …1656 rare
 THRISTY thirsty …1844 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 THRUSTY thirsty …1844 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
THIRST etc. – NOUNS
 HOT COPPERS a mouth and throat parched through excessive drinking; severe thirst, a hangover …1848 sl.
 MODICUM something that is eaten to make oneself thirsty …E17 sl.
 THRIST thirst …1868 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
THIRST etc. – VERBS
 HAVE A COBWEB IN THE THROAT to feel thirsty, to have a desire to drink …1844
 HAVE A GUT LIKE A CRANE to be very thirsty …20C Aust. sl.
 MOISTEN ONE’S THROTTLE to quench one’s thirst, to drink …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 SITIATE to thirst …1599 obs.
 SLAKE ONE’S THROTTLE to quench one’s thirst, to drink …1881 Sc.
 SLECK ONE’S THROAT to quench one’s thirst …1892 Eng. dial.
 SLENCH to quench one’s thirst …B1900 Eng. dial.
 SOAK ONE’S CLAY to drink; to quench one’s thirst …19C sl.
 SOAK ONE’S FACE to drink; to quench one’s thirst …19C sl.
 SOAK THE CHAFFER to drink; to quench one’s thirst …19C sl.
 SOAK THE CLAY to drink; to quench one’s thirst …19C sl.
 SOAK THE FACE to drink; to quench one’s thirst …19C sl.
 SPIT CHIPS to feel extreme thirst …1901 Aust. sl.
 SPIT COTTON to be very thirsty, to have a dry mouth …1825 US colloq.
 SPIT FEATHERS to be extremely thirsty; to have a parched or dry mouth …1917 colloq.
 THRIST to cause thirst …1901 Sc.
 WALK ON ONE’S TONGUE to have one’s tongue hanging out with thirst …1900s Aust. sl.
 WET ONE’S THROPPLE to drink; to quench one’s thirst …1835 Sc.
 WET ONE’S THROTTLE to quench one’s thirst, to drink …1827 Sc.


THIRTEEN – NOUNS
– thirteen CADGER’S DIZZEN 1938 Sc.
– thirteen DEVIL’S DOZEN Bk1900 sl.


THIS OR THAT – PHRASES
– this or that SUCH OR SUCH c1530 obs.


THISTLE – ADJECTIVES
– abounding in thistles; bristly THRISSLY;  THRISTLY 1804 Sc.

THISTLE – NOUNS
– the feathery puppus of the seeds of the thistle, dandelion, etc. EGRET 1794
– a thistle CARDOUN c1425 obs.
– a thistle CARDUE 1388 obs.
– a thistle THRISSLE;  THRISTLE;  THRUSSEL;  THRUSTLE 1786 Sc. & Eng. dial.