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whatsit

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɒt.sɪt/ us    /ˈwɑːt-/ informal
any object or person whose name you have temporarily forgotten or do not know: Where's the whatsit that you change channels with? You'd better tell whatsit - what's his name - the guy in charge of stationery.
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