what do you call it?

what do you call it?
what do you call it/him/her/them/? spoken phrase
used when you are trying to think of the correct name for someone or something
Thesaurus: words used when you do not know or cannot remember what someone or something is calledsynonym
Main entry: call

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  • what-d'you-call-it — whatˈ d you call it, em, etc noun A word substituted for the name of a thing or person in forgetfulness or contempt (also whatˈ you may call it, etc) • • • Main Entry: ↑what * * * what d you call it (or what s its name) informal another term for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • what-do-you-call-it — noun or what do you call them also what do you call her or what do you call him ˈ(h)wä]d.ə ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷, wə , wȯ , ]tdə ( s) : a thing or person that the speaker cannot (as from no …   Useful english dictionary

  • what-d'you-call-him — ˈwhat d you call him/ her/ it/ them | ˈwhat s his/ her/ its/ their name idiom used instead of a name that you cannot remember • She s just gone out with old what d you call him. Main entry: ↑whatidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • what do you call him? — what do you call it/him/her/them/? spoken phrase used when you are trying to think of the correct name for someone or something Thesaurus: words used when you do not know or cannot remember what someone or something is calledsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • what do you call her? — what do you call it/him/her/them/? spoken phrase used when you are trying to think of the correct name for someone or something Thesaurus: words used when you do not know or cannot remember what someone or something is calledsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • what do you call them? — what do you call it/him/her/them/? spoken phrase used when you are trying to think of the correct name for someone or something Thesaurus: words used when you do not know or cannot remember what someone or something is calledsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • what-d'you-call-it (or what's-its name) — informal used as a substitute for a name not recalled. → what …   English new terms dictionary

  • what-do-you-call-her — noun see what do you call it …   Useful english dictionary

  • what-do-you-call-him — noun see what do you call it …   Useful english dictionary

  • what-do-you-call-them — noun see what do you call it …   Useful english dictionary

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