What does it mean when someone says Whatcha?

what·​cha·​ma·​call·​it | \ ˈ(h)wä-chə-mə-ˌkȯ-lət , ˈ(h)wə- \: something that is hard to classify or whose name is unknown or forgotten : thingamajig dozens of multi-colored pla

What does it mean when someone says Whatcha?

what·​cha·​ma·​call·​it | \ ˈ(h)wä-chə-mə-ˌkȯ-lət

How to pronounce whatchamacallit (audio)

, ˈ(h)wə-

How to pronounce whatchamacallit (audio)

\: something that is hard to classify or whose name is unknown or forgotten : thingamajig  dozens of multi-colored plastic thingies, metal gizmos in various shapes and a rubber whatchamacallit with a hole in the middle. Dick Wolfsie Joni had reached the point in her life when the wrong words flew out of her mouth. And when she tried to find the correct word, it inexplicably vanished. "Where's the whatchamacallit?"  PRWeb.com

Examples of whatchamacallit in a Sentence

I can't find the whatchamacallit that holds the door open. I need one of those whatchamacallits to connect the two patch cords.

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First Known Use of whatchamacallit

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whatchamacallit

alteration of what you may call it

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Whatchamacallit. Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whatchamacallit. Accessed 13 Oct. 2022.MLA

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