whatsit

noun
what·sit | \ˈhwät-sət, ˈwät-, ˈ(h)wət-\
variants: or less commonly whatsis \ˈhwät-səs, ˈwät-, ˈ(h)wət- \ or what-is-it \ˈhwät-iz-ət, ˈwät-, ˈ(h)wət- \

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there's always one random whatsit left over every time I put a bookcase together

First Known Use of whatsit

circa 1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whatsit

whatsit & whatsis contraction of what-is-it

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The first known use of whatsit was circa 1882

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whatsit

noun

English Language Learners Definition of whatsit

: something whose name you have forgotten or do not know

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