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so-and-so

(sō′ən-sō′)
pron.
An unnamed or unspecified person or thing.
n. pl. so-and-sos
Informal A son of a gun.

so-and-so

n, pl so-and-sos
1. a person whose name is forgotten or ignored: so-and-so came to see me.
2. euphemistic a person or thing regarded as unpleasant or difficult: which so-and-so broke my razor?.

so′-and-so`



n., pl. so-and-sos.
1. a person or thing not definitely named.
2. a bastard (used as a euphemism).
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.so-and-so - a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptibleso-and-so - a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

so-and-so

noun
1. what's-his-name or what's-her-name, X, what-d'you-call-him or what-d'you-call-her, whatsit, thingummy, thingamajig If Mrs So-and-so was ill, then someone down the street would come in and clean for her.
2. demon, devil, rogue, imp, rascal, scoundrel, scamp, thing It was all her fault, the wicked little so-and-so.
Translations

so-and-so

[ˈsəʊənsəʊ] N (so-and-sos (pl))
1. (= somebody) → fulano/a m/f
Mr so-and-sodon Fulano (de Tal)
any so-and-so could steal itcualquiera podría robarlo
2. (pej) he's a so-and-soes un tal, es un hijo de su madre
you old so-and-so! (hum) → ¡sinvergüenza!

so-and-so

n (inf)
(= unspecified person)Soundso no art; so-and-so up at the shopHerr/Frau Soundso im Laden
(pej) he’s a real/an old so-and-sodas ist ein gemeiner Kerl; you old so-and-sodu bist vielleicht einer/eine

so-and-so

[ˈsəʊənˌsəʊ] n (somebody) → un(a) tale
Mr/Mrs so-and-so (fam) → signor/signora tal dei tali
he's a so-and-so! (fam) → che tipo odioso che è!