Complete Definition of "so-and-so"

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so and so

Noun
en-noun|sg=so-and-so
Wikisaurus-link|whatsaname
#idiom A placeholder name, used when a name is not known; a generic name.
#:She told me to ask so-and-so, but he didn't know, either.

  1. Anything generic.

#:He will tell you to do so-and-so, but read the instructions first, anyway.
#euphemism A name used to take the place of an epithet.
#:That miserable so-and-so messed up my work!

Translations
trans-top|A placeholder name, used when a name is not known
Finnish: se ja se
Greek: t|el|Ïάδε|sc=Grek m f n (táde)
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Russian: Ñо-Ñо и Ñо-Ñо
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trans-top|Anything generic
Finnish: se ja se
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Russian: Ñо-Ñо и Ñо-Ñо
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trans-top|A name used to take the place of an epithet
Finnish: se ja se
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pt:so-and-so

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