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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“Whoosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whoosis. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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