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what's-his-name

Definitions

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  • pronoun A person or entity, particularly male, whose name one does not remember but that is known to the person to which one is speaking.
  • pronoun A person or entity, particularly male, whose name one does not want to mention but that is known to the person to which one is speaking.

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Examples

  • It was so clear in the November election that the media favored Obama over Palin and her running mate, John what's-his-name ...

    Sanford: Now I know what Palin felt like

  • Since I haven't read the book, I don't know how much of that was in the original book and how much of it was just what's-his-name, the director.

    intertribal: governments behaving badly

  • The scene with what's-his-name moaning in agony somewhere in the distance at night was pretty chilling, but the morning after when what's-her-face finds the homemade door prize from the witch and sees ...

    Meme, Myself, & I: My Top 10 Willy Inducing Moments

  • Being of the Southern disposition, I read your post with interest .... about looking all over town for this Rick what's-his-name and his 'best mesquite BBQ chicken at Lakeside'.

    BBQ at the Lake

  • His wife did not divorce him only after he promised to rig an election for her in NY (which he and what's-his-name did).

    Sanford e-mail: I've 'crossed lines I never would have imagined'

  • Giles what's-his-name that other man from whatever building it was behind him who had resigned.

    St. Paul's Occupied Cathedral

  • The scene with what's-his-name moaning in agony somewhere in the distance at night was pretty chilling, but the morning after when what's-her-face finds the homemade door prize from the witch and sees ...

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • Being of the Southern disposition, I read your post with interest .... about looking all over town for this Rick what's-his-name and his 'best mesquite BBQ chicken at Lakeside'.

    BBQ at the Lake

  • Being of the Southern disposition, I read your post with interest .... about looking all over town for this Rick what's-his-name and his 'best mesquite BBQ chicken at Lakeside'.

    BBQ at the Lake

  • As you may know, after Zydrunas's teammate, what's-his-name, decided to leave, I got a little carried away.

    A New Missive From Cavs' Owner

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