American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Some one; a person unknown, unascertained, or unnamed.
- n. Pl. somebodies (-iz). A person of consideration, consequence, or importance.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A person unknown or uncertain; a person indeterminate; some person.
- n. A person of consideration or importance.
- n. a human being
- some + body (Wiktionary)
“It looks to me as if somebody -- _somebody_, I mention no names -- may have had a hint of what was coming and began to lay plans according ....”
“He knows all about it, however -- somebody has told him -- _somebody_ tells everybody everything in our village.”
“If I didn't have you to tell -- have somebody -- "She considered, with brows slightly knitted --" if I didn't have _somebody_ to talk to, it wouldn't be very good for me.”
“He valued himself on being something, and somebody, independently of his fortune -- he had worked hard to become so -- he had the consciousness about him of tried integrity, resolution, and virtue; and was it to be implied that he was _somebody_, only in consequence of his having chanced to become heir to so many thousands a year?”
“View It » thanks for this interesting article. my only hope is that if somebody committed massive fraud by salting gold with tungsten, then when dealing with that much money, _somebody_ hopefully would have audited the gold. i mean, who would be so foolish to transfer massive quantities of gold without an audit? tungsten weighs close to gold, but would show up on a scale. once the bars are melted down, then the tungsten is visibly seen immediately as it does not bind to gold, so it cannot be circulating in bullion, except from fraudulent singaporian sources that willingly partake in the theft.”
“Even the name Sackers is just a label somebody pinned on them.”
“I don't know what you call somebody like that, but I know what you don't call him: A capitalist.”
“The hate has got to stop, know the facts before you label somebody.”
“If you want to know whether somebody is a conservative, you should not ask that person, you should ask Matthew.”
“I really hope that the somebody is a women, it would be great if a women had a world record in a male dominated sport!”
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