Definition of 'whatsit'
Example sentences containing 'whatsit'
If anyone else in the choir has a whatsit terrier, you can be sure that Sally Vodrey will know about it.STAGE FRIGHT (2001)
Dalziel, observing Dee, thought he caught a flicker of self-approval and said, `That pally whatsit one of yours, then?CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Also comes to Lewis Department store and calls my brother Sniffer a useless whatsit for pulling his beard off.SAMSON SUPERSLUG (2001)
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