what's-his/her/their-name(redirected from what's-his-name)
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Used to indicate a person whose name is not known or can't be remembered. Sometimes the hyphens and apostrophe are removed to form a single unbroken word. I heard old what's-his-name is back to teaching the course again next week. I ran into whatshername from next door down at the grocery store this morning.
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