Definition of whatshisname in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɒtsɪzneɪm/
(also whatsisname)


Used to refer to a man or boy whose name one cannot recall, does not know, or does not wish to specify: you look like that famous singer, whatshisname that guy we used to be so mad at, old whatshisname
More example sentences
  • Kirsten had tipped me off that whatshisname was going to cook for me.
  • It's probably the fault of that French bloke, whatshisname.
  • Some of the women liked whatshisname.


Late 17th century: contraction of what's his name.

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