whatchamacallit

noun
what·cha·ma·call·it | \ ˈhwä-chə-mə-ˌkȯ-lət , ˈwä- , ˈ(h)wə- \

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I can't find the whatchamacallit that holds the door open. I need one of those whatchamacallits to connect the two patch cords.

First Known Use of whatchamacallit

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whatchamacallit

alteration of what you may call it

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The first known use of whatchamacallit was in 1928

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whatchamacallit

noun

English Language Learners Definition of whatchamacallit

: something whose name you have forgotten or do not know

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