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

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Synonyms: Noun

bastard, beast, bleeder [British], blighter [chiefly British], boor, bounder, bugger, buzzard, cad, chuff, churl, clown, creep, cretin, crud [slang], crumb [slang], cur, dirtbag [slang], dog, fink, heel, hound, jerk, joker, louse, lout, pill, rat, rat fink, reptile, rotter, schmuck [slang], scum, scumbag [slang], scuzzball [slang], skunk, sleaze, sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], slime, slimeball [slang], slob, snake, sod [chiefly British], stinkard, stinker, swine, toad, varmint, vermin

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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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so-and-so

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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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