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whoosis

[hoo-zis] /ˈhu zɪs/
noun, plural whoosises. Informal.
1.
an object or person whose name is not known or cannot be recalled:
It's the whoosis next to the volume control.
2.
a person or thing considered typical or illustrative:
the usual paragraph about the party given by Mme. Whoosis.
Also, whosis.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; alteration of phrase who's this
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