variants also whatses or what-is-its
plural of whatsit
as in thingamajigs
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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“Whatsits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whatsits. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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