and what have you


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and what have you

Other nonspecific things. Oh, I'm just making some pasta and meatballs and what have you—nothing crazy.
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and what have you

and more things; and other various things. Their garage is full of bikes, sleds, old boots, and what have you. The merchant sells writing paper, pens, string, and what have you.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

what have you

What remains and need not be mentioned; and the like. For example, The display room is full of stereos, TV's, and what have you. Although first recorded in 1920, this expression uses an archaic form of putting a question (using have you instead of do you have) as a noun clause, and what in the sense of "anything that." The synonym who knows what is much older, dating from about 1700; for example, When we cleaned out the tool shed we found old grass seed, fertilizer, and who knows what other junk . Also see or whatever.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

and (or or) what have you

and (or or) anything else similar. informal
1997 Jonathan Coe The House of Sleep Most of the time he's out there, risking his life for his country and defeating Communism and what have you.
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and what ˈhave you

(spoken) other things, people, etc. of the same kind: He does all sorts of things — building, gardening, fencing and what have you.If you add up the cost of petrol, insurance, repairs and what have you, running a car certainly isn’t cheap.
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Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

what have you

What remains and need not be mentioned: a room full of chairs, lamps, radios, and what have you.
See also: have, what
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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