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1. Some unnamed or unknown person. They always have some important so-and-so up on the stage giving a lecture no one cares about. I heard that so-and-so from down the road is declaring bankruptcy.
2. A euphemistic address for a despised or despicable person. The rotten so-and-so stole the company's pension fund and ran off to the Bahamas with it! You lousy so-and-so! This car you sold me is a piece of junk!
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a despised person. (This expression is used in place of other very insulting terms. Often modified, as in the examples.) You dirty so-and-so! I can't stand you! Don't you call me a so-and-so, you creep!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
n. a euphemistic way of addressing someone with an insulting term of address. (This is usually euphemistic for son of a bitch. However, it is also used for good friends, especially male to male, to show affection.) This lousy so-and-so tried to take me for 400 bucks.
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