something or other

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Noun[edit]

something or other (uncountable)

  1. Something unspecified or indeterminate
  2. Something whose name is not remembered
  3. Something whose name is immaterial

Quotations[edit]

  • 2000 Charles T. Canady - Proposals for Electoral College Reform
    Many a voter, thinking he will have another chance to vote in a runoff, will use his general election vote to protest something or other — to send a message
  • 2005 Bill Hunt - The Last Witness from a Dirt Road
    Elizabeth said his name was Perry something or other, and he sang about temptation.

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