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Words used when you do not know, or cannot remember what someone or something is called - synonyms or related words

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

informal 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

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

doodah

noun

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

whatchamacallit

noun

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

whatsername

pronoun

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

whatsisname

pronoun

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

thingy

noun

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

whatsit

noun

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

thingy

noun

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

BuzzWord

sharewashing

a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits

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Open Dictionary

textable

open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text

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