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whatsis Syllabification: whats·is
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wətsəs/ /ˈ(h)wät-/

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Definition of whatsis in English:

noun

informal
Used to refer to a thing whose name one cannot recall, does not know, or does not wish to specify: I am up to my whatsis in snow and slush
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  • Because what our man here is really notorious for, of course, is that undersea cable thingy, global whatsis, crossing thingamajig.
  • In our modern twenty-four hour news whatsis we are more informed an deluged with information than ever!
  • A land of opportunity, manifest destiny and righteous moral whatsis.

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