so-and-so

noun
\ ˈsō-ən-ˌsō How to pronounce so-and-so (audio) \
plural so-and-sos or so-and-so's\ ˈsō-​ən-​ˌsōz How to pronounce so-and-so (audio) \

Definition of so-and-so

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an unnamed or unspecified person, thing, or action

so-and-so

adverb

Definition of so-and-so (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : to an unspecified amount or degree
2 : in an unspecified manner or fashion

Synonyms for so-and-so

Synonyms: Noun

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First Known Use of so-and-so

Noun

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adverb

1565, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of so-and-so was in the 13th century

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so-and-so

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“So-and-so.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/so-and-so. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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so-and-so

noun

English Language Learners Definition of so-and-so

used when the name of a person is unknown or not important
: a rude or annoying person

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