variants or whoosy
plural whoosises or whoosies
: someone or something whose name one does not know or cannot recall : an indefinite or unspecified person or thing or one that is representative or typical
don't print Senator Whoosis' blowoff yesterdayF. L. Mott
the choke will be a whoosis on the dashF. C. Othman

Word History


whoosis perhaps alteration of the expression who's this; whoosy perhaps alteration of the expression who's he

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“Whoosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whoosis. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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