what's-his-name


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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
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Anyways, he says he was waiting for me patiently all along, upright and perpendicular because he didn't actually SIT on what's-his-name er whosoever's uh seat, because he was in Standing Committee on Defence.
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Although he's all but laid the groundwork for making his comeback, there's more reason to believe that Frank What's-His-Name will be the poor slob coming back to let Kobe do his own thing - if there is an NBA season next year.