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what-you-may-call-it

[hwuhch-uh-muh-kawl-it, hwoch-, wuhch-, woch-] /ˈʰwʌtʃ ə məˌkɔl ɪt, ˈʰwɒtʃ-, ˈwʌtʃ-, ˈwɒtʃ-/
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whatchamacallit

noun

An unspecified or unspecifiable object; something one does not know the name of or does not wish to name; gizmo, thingamajig: lady in a robe and a white whatchamacallit around her head appeared

[1920+; what-d'ye-call-it is attested from 1573, and what-ye-call-'em as London slang in 1710]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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