what's-his-name

what's-his-name

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whatshisname

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whatsisname

n
a boy or man whose name is unknown, temporarily forgotten, or deliberately overlooked
Translations

what's-his-name

[ˈwɒtsɪzneɪm] PRONfulano m, cómo-se-llame m
I ran into what's-his-name from the hairdresser'sme encontré con fulano, el de la peluquería
old what's-his-name with the limpfulano el cojo
References in classic literature ?
Then the old man got to cussing, and cussed every- thing and everybody he could think of, and then cussed them all over again to make sure he hadn't skipped any, and after that he polished off with a kind of a general cuss all round, including a considerable parcel of people which he didn't know the names of, and so called them what's-his-name when he got to them, and went right along with his cussing.
The Rivals' is the play, papa -- 'The Rivals,' by the famous what's-his-name -- and they want ME to act
Every copper I've got went to pay the bearers here and to buy the kickshaws and rum for old What's-his-name, and I'm not anxious to start again as a pauper.
that brother What's-his-name and I are old acquaintance.
Rihanna's magic helped clinch victory for the 2010 X Factor winner - the sexy songstress singing What's My Name in the final alongside what's-his-name.