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whatnot

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a small article the actual name of which one either does not know or cannot remember
  • the store sells an array of whatnots for the do-it-yourself plumber

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whatnot

pronoun

Synonyms of whatnot (Entry 2 of 2)

any of various other things that might also be mentioned
  • the drawer is full of spare pens, paper clips, stray elastics and whatnot

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The first known use of whatnot was in 1540

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“Whatnot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whatnot. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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