Meaning of “what's-her-name” in the English Dictionary


"what's-her-name" in English

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what's-her-namenoun [ S ]

informal mainly UK whatsername , US whatshername uk /ˈwɒts.ə.neɪm/ us /ˈwɑːts.ɚ.neɪm/ also what's-her-face

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.

(Definition of “what's-her-name” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)