so-and-so

noun
\ ˈsō-ən-ˌsō \
plural so-and-sos or so-and-so's\ˈsō-ən-ˌsōz \

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

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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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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