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you-know-what

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you-know-what

noun

Something or someone one does not wish to name, usually because it is both obvious and indelicate or taboo; whatsis: They were knocked on their you-know-what/ A Rhodes scholar, he earned his law degree at Yale (like you-know-who) (1605+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Joe said from the side of his mouth, "Get that you-know-what out of sight, soonest."

    Frigid Fracas Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • On your arrival, he who looks after your you-know-what, to keep it in good order, gets into the big clothes chest.

    Droll Stories, Complete Honore de Balzac

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