follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

what-if

[hwuht-if, hwot‐, wuht‐, wot‐] /ˈʰwʌtˈɪf, ˈʰwɒt‐, ˈwʌt‐, ˈwɒt‐/
adjective
1.
hypothetical:
a what-if scenario.
noun
2.
a hypothetical case or situation; conjecture:
a series of what-ifs.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for whatif

what-if

noun
1.
(informal) a hypothetical question; speculation: one of the great what-ifs of modern history
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for what-if

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for whatif

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends