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Words used when you do not know or cannot remember what someone or something is called

X

noun

used instead of saying the name of a person or place when you do not know it, or when you are using them as an example

so-and-so

noun

used for referring to someone whose name you do not know. You can refer to a thing whose name you do not know as such-and-such

widget

noun

a small object or piece of equipment that you do not know the name of

doodah

noun

used for referring to something that you cannot remember the name of

whatchamacallit

noun

a word that you use for referring to something when you cannot remember what it is called

whatsername

pronoun

a word that you use for referring to a woman whose name you cannot remember

whatsisname

pronoun

a word that you use for referring to a man whose name you cannot remember

thingy

noun

used for referring to something when you do not know or cannot remember the name of it

whatsit

noun

a word that you use for referring to an object when you cannot remember what it is called

thingy

noun

used for referring to someone whose name you do not know or cannot remember

the deep web

a part of the Internet that cannot be accessed with conventional browsers or search tools, often used for illegal activity

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digital hermit

a person who avoids using modern technologies like e-mail or the Internet

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