whatsit

ˈ(h)wät-sət
variants also whatsis or what-is-it
as in thingamajig
a small article the actual name of which one either does not know or cannot remember there's always one random whatsit left over every time I put a bookcase together

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“Whatsit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whatsit. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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