whatsit

[ hwuhts-it, hwots-, wuhts-, wots- ]
/ ˈʰwʌts ɪt, ˈʰwɒts-, ˈwʌts-, ˈwɒts- /

noun Informal.

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Origin of whatsit

reduction of what is it
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British Dictionary definitions for whatsit

whatsit

whatsitsname, masculine whatshisname or feminine whatshername

/ (ˈwɒtsɪt) /

noun

informal a person or thing the name of which is unknown, temporarily forgotten, or deliberately overlooked
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