what-if

noun \ ˌhwät-ˈif , ˌwät- , ˌ(h)wət- \

Definition of what-if

: a suppositional question

what-if

adjective

First Known Use of what-if

1970

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  • : a question that asks someone to imagine what might happen or what might have happened


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