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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • pro. An unspecified or unknown person; someone. See Usage Note at he1.
  • n. A person of importance: "Obviously she was somebody—a real presence in the room” ( Oleg Cassini).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • pro. Some unspecified person.
  • n. A recognised person, a celebrity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person unknown or uncertain; a person indeterminate; some person.
  • n. A person of consideration or importance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Some one; a person unknown, unascertained, or unnamed.
  • n. Pl. somebodies (-iz). A person of consideration, consequence, or importance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a human being

Etymologies

some +‎ body (Wiktionary)

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