Definition of whatsit in English:
nouninformal , chiefly British
A person or thing whose name one cannot recall, does not know, or does not wish to specify: Let’s say two o’clock on the whatsit of May? he’s a right old interfering whatsit
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- She wasn't good enough, quite frankly, but she was one of the active whatsits, there were other pressures behind her, and she caused an uproar.
- I struggled out, disturbing the lazy whatsits as little as possible, and yawned my way in the general direction of the unusual sounds.
- Do we still need such a thing in the era of consumer sovereignty and multi-channel, digital, interactive whatsits?
informal whatnot, what-d'you-call-it, what's-its-name, whatchamacallit, thingummy, thingy, thingamabob, thingamajig, oojamaflip, oojah, gizmo
British informal gubbins, doings, doodah, doobry
Words that rhyme with whatsitQuonset
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