The means in which to do something, the moxy, the compassion (closest comparison the balls)
James has the wherewithal to try to make it as an actor so after the graduation he left home and headed for California.
by Dexter Cox March 10, 2008
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To have common sense about one’s self.
I didn’t have the wherewithal to collect my things before I got kicked out.
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The neccesary means, often the financial means.
Fry- I'm pretty sure I didn't do it; I just don't have the wherewithall to defend myself.
by Grant P March 7, 2007
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I didn't have the wherewithall (sic) to pay for dinner.
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A word used to describe everything and anything. (See Pafoofnik) If you don't know Who, What, When, Where, Why, or what for, use a wherewithall.
"John's description of that color as gloopy was a wherewithall."
by Stan Klecha October 3, 2005
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the money or other means needed for a particular purpose.
they lacked the wherewithal to pay
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