whoosis

noun
whoo·​sis | \ˈhüzə̇s\
variants: or whoosy \-​zē \
plural whoosises or whoosies

Definition of whoosis 

: 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 yesterday— F. L. Mott the choke will be a whoosis on the dash— F. C. Othman

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History and Etymology for whoosis

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

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