Definition of whatso in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɒtsəʊ/

pronoun& determiner

Whatever: [as pronoun]: whatso goes into their brain comes out as prose
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  • They answered, ‘O our lord, we know not at all, but he bade us deface whatso we had done.’
  • Then said the king, ‘Choose for thyself a horse, and whatso thing else thou desirest among my matters.’


Middle English: reduced form of Old English swā hwæt swā 'so what so'.

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