Whatnot

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Definition

a whatnot: a thing, a word used when you forget the name (of an item)
noun

...and whatnot: ... etc, etc, and all of those things, and all of that
idiom
We were taught all about cheetahs, zebras, elephants and whatnot.

Examples

  • "I could set Brian up with the sales team, and they could go over the essentials, you know: charts, facts, figures and whatnot."
  • "He's going to be sitting in on our meeting, taking notes and whatnot."

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