you-know-what

you-know-what
youˈ-know-whatˈ, youˈ-know-whoˈ noun
Some unspecified but well-understood or well-known thing or person
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Main Entry:you

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noun [noncount]
informal
1
— used in speech to refer to something that is not named but is known to both the hearer and speaker

I've hidden the you-know-what in the closet.

2
— used in place of a rude or offensive word in order to express anger or annoyance

He's a complete you-know-what.

That's a big pile of you-know-what.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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