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English definition of “what's-her-name”

what's-her-name

noun [S]     /ˈwɒts.ə.neɪm/ US  /ˈwɑːts.ɚ-/ (also whatsername) informal
used for referring to a woman or girl when you cannot remember or do not know her name : I gave the report to what's-her-name - the new marketing assistant .Names and titles
(Definition of what's-her-name noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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