Whatsername vs Whatsisname - What's the difference?

whatsername | whatsisname | Related terms |

Whatsername is a related term of whatsisname.


In colloquial|lang=en terms the difference between whatsername and whatsisname

is that whatsername is (colloquial) a placeholder for the name of a woman whose name the speaker can not bring to mind while whatsisname is (colloquial) a placeholder for the name of a man whose name the speaker can not bring to mind.

As nouns the difference between whatsername and whatsisname

is that whatsername is (colloquial) a placeholder for the name of a woman whose name the speaker can not bring to mind while whatsisname is (colloquial) a placeholder for the name of a man whose name the speaker can not bring to mind.

whatsername

English

Noun

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  • (colloquial) A placeholder for the name of a woman whose name the speaker can not bring to mind.
  • whatsisname

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (colloquial) A placeholder for the name of a man whose name the speaker can not bring to mind.