waddaya

What do you say?

Would you like to do this? Do you agree? I was thinking we could go to dinner in town, and maybe go see a movie afterward. What do you say? I think we would benefit from a new set of computers for our IT department. What do you say?
See also: what

what do you call (someone)/it

Used to indicate a person or thing whose name is not known or can't be remembered. "What do you" is often condensed into informal contractions such as "whaddya" or "what d'you," and the phrase is sometimes hyphenated in writing. I heard old what do you call him is back to teaching the course again next week. I ran into whaddya-call-her from next door down at the grocery store this morning. He keeps playing that dang what-d'you-call-it on the computer all day.
See also: call, what

What do you say?

 
1. Inf. Hello, how are you? Bob: What do you say, Tom? Tom: Hey, man. How are you doing? Bill: What do you say, man? Fred: What's the good word, you old so-and-so?
2. Lit. What is your answer or decision? Bill: I need an answer from you now. What do you say? Bob: Don't rush me! Sue: I can offer you seven hundred dollars for your old car. What do you say? Bob: I'll take it!
3. Lit. an expression urging a child to say Thank you or please. When Aunt Sally gave Billy some candy, his mother said to Billy, "What do you say?" "Thankyou," said Billy. Mother: Here's a nice glass of milk. Child: Good. Mother: What do you say? Child: Very good. Mother: No. What do you say? Child: Thank you.
See also: what

What do you say?

1. (wədəjəˈse) interrog. Hello, how are you? (Most often .) Hi, Jim. What do you say?
2. interrog. What is your answer? Come on, I need an answer now. What do you say?
See also: what
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Mom: Waddaya want in your lunch-box with your pastrami-onrye, honey?
Musical numbers: "Life," "Say Yes," "Guys Like You," "So Waddaya Do," "This World's Fair," "Blessed Are the Chic," "Rumbleseat Blues," "Isn't She," "Stay Tuned," "This World's Fair" (reprise), "The Future Is You," "Matterhorn Waltz," "Sob, Sister, Sob," "Doesn't Mean a Thing," "Spies," "I Lide," "Say Yes" (reprise).