what's his face

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what's his face

 and what's his name
Sl. someone whose name has been forgotten; someone whose name is being avoided. Was what's his name there? I never can remember his name. I can't remember what's his face's name either.
See also: face

what's his face

(spoken) also what's her face
a person whose name is forgotten or not known They were thinking about hiring what's his face, the guy with the yellow shirt.
See also: face

what's his/her face

  (informal)
a way of talking about someone whose name you have forgotten Have you seen the new Bond film with Pierce Brosnan and what's her face, that model?
See fly in the face of, laugh in face, look in the face, lose face, save face, set face against, show face, stuff face, throw back in face, Shut face!, be staring in the face, have a face like thunder
See also: face
References in classic literature ?
There's Jennings, little Bolder, Graymarsh, and what's his name.
Hell, from what I hear the women-folk are even takin' over all the science and engineering jobs and makin' the top man, what's his name, Summers, skedaddle.
You know, what's his name, the guy who turned up at every unveiling of a new postage stamp.
One of the boys, Mike Rau - he runs the local rental equipment store over in Canoga Park, you know the place - well, he started carryin' on about what's his name, that big guy whose been on the City Council seems like since the turn of the century - John Ferraro?