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so-and-so

[ soh-uhn-soh ]
/ ˈsoʊ ənˌsoʊ /
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noun, plural so-and-sos.
someone or something not definitely named: to gossip about so-and-so.
a bastard; son of a bitch (used as a euphemism): Tell the old so-and-so to mind his own business.
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Origin of so-and-so

First recorded in 1590–1600
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British Dictionary definitions for so-and-so

so-and-so

noun plural so-and-sos informal
a person whose name is forgotten or ignoredso-and-so came to see me
euphemistic a person or thing regarded as unpleasant or difficultwhich so-and-so broke my razor?
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