AU-TOM-A-TON n, pl AUTOMATA (L. FR. GK. NEUT. OF AUTOMATOS)
1. A mechanical figure or contrivance constructed to act by its own motive power; robot.
2. A person or animal that acts in a monotonous routine manner without active intelligence.
CHING-A-DERA n, pl CHINGADERAS (SPANGLISH)
1. Something bad or a misdoing.
2. A gadget, gizmo, trinket, or whatyoumaycallit of an unknown name.