whatsit


whatsit

noun

Definition of WHATSIT

a small article the actual name of which one either does not know or cannot remember <there's always one random whatsit left over every time I put a bookcase together>
Synonyms dingus, doohickey, hickey, thingamabob, thingamajig (or thingumajig), thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatnot, whatsit (also whatsis or what-is-it)

Variants of WHATSIT

whatsit also whatsis or what–is–it

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