Definition of whatsherface in US English:


(also whatserface)


  • Used to refer to a woman or girl whose name one cannot recall, does not know, or does not wish to specify.

    ‘poor old whatsherface, the blond woman’
    • ‘I suppose the revelation that Steve got his money from stealing cars gave whatserface the chance to prove that she too wanted Steve because she loved him, not because he was a long-term meal ticket, or a route to respectability.’
    • ‘My only impression is of that column that got turned into a movie with whatsherface, who supposedly had to gain weight for the role but in reality just looked less skeletal than usual.’
    • ‘I think I'll probably like the show by the end of it, as long as Amanda whatsherface, clearly the most spoilt and self-centred person in the entire world, gets voted off in the early stages.’
    • ‘A viewer asks if Kathy would approve of her daughter Whatsherface marrying someone as belittling as him, and Kathy waves her husband off as having a sense of humor.’
    • ‘Dressed in a striped summer dress and striped socks, she appeared like a child, and had a beautiful vocal style that reminded me a little of whatsherface from the Cranberries.’
    • ‘While Emily Whatsherface spent a whole bunch of time prancing around on beaches and stuff, my season will likely feature an unprecedented amount of pubs.’
    • ‘Six decades later, Putin gave Anna Whatsherface a TV show.’
    • ‘You remember those test-tube abominations in that one scene in Aliens Resurrection where the alien and human mixed in the most terrible of ways, and one was really close but whatserface had to kill it out of sympathy?’
    • ‘Look at the outcry when whatserface, you know the smiley actress whose name escapes me, turned up at a premiere with hairy pits.’
    • ‘There is something about this girl which places her streets ahead of the other one, Cheryl whatsherface’