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  1. ireneo m banaag jr.
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    wachamacallit

    Dear Teacher,

    Kindly explain what is the meaning of the word wachamacallit..Is my spelling right?

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    Re: wachamacallit

    Quote Originally Posted by ireneo m banaag jr. View Post
    Dear Teacher,

    Kindly explain what is the meaning of the word wachamacallit..Is my spelling right?
    It's an all-purpose word we use when we can't think of the right word.
    "Pass me the wachamacallit so I can prise open this drawer"
    "I saw him at the wachamacallit last night."
    "That girl I saw you with is quite wachamacallit, isn't she?"

    Not sure about the spelling, but it looks right.

    Buggles(not a teacher)

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    Re: wachamacallit

    Quote Originally Posted by ireneo m banaag jr. View Post
    Dear Teacher,

    Kindly explain what is the meaning of the word wachamacallit..Is my spelling right?
    Just thought - a similar word is a "thingummybob".
    Again, not certain about the spelling, but this one is only used for an object.
    "Turn the thingummybob and that'll stop it leaking".
    "Give the thingummybob a squeeze and let's see what happens"

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    Re: wachamacallit

    Quote Originally Posted by ireneo m banaag jr. View Post
    Dear Teacher,

    Kindly explain what is the meaning of the word wachamacallit..Is my spelling right?
    Hello! I am neither a teacher nor a native speaker.

    I think you missed out " h" in the word.

    The below is an explanation from Wikipedia with the URL. Hope this helps.

    Whatchamacallit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Whatchamacallit, a shortened version of "what you may call it," may refer to:

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