World English Dictionary
gubbins (ˈɡʌbɪnz)
1.  (functioning as singular) an object of little or no value
2.  (functioning as singular) a small device or gadget
3.  (functioning as plural) odds and ends; litter or rubbish
4.  (functioning as singular) a silly person
[C16 (meaning: fragments): from obsolete gobbon, probably related to gobbet]

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something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known; "she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket"; "there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use" [syn: doodad
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