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English definition of “so-and-so”

so-and-so

noun [C]     /ˈsəʊəndsəʊ/
NO NAME used to talk about someone or something without saying a particular name : It was the usual village news - so-and-so got married to so-and-so, and so-and-so's having a baby .Names and titles
BAD PERSON informal someone who you do not like: He's a lazy so-and-so.Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
(Definition of so-and-so noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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