Definitions

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

  • pro. The objective case of whosoever.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • pro. whichever person, whomever

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pro. The objective of whosoever. See whosoever.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The objective case of whosoever.

Etymologies

From whom + soever. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Council, that all vessels under a neutral or friendly flag, being neutral or friendly property, shall be permitted to import into any port or place in Her Majesty's dominions all goods and merchandize whatsoever, to whomsoever the same may belong, [217] and to export from any port or place in her Majesty's dominions to any port not blockaded, any cargo or goods, not being contraband of war, or not requiring a special permission, to _whomsoever the same may belong_.

    The Laws Of War, Affecting Commerce And Shipping

  • I am a true democrat and I'm voting whomsoever is the democrat nominee ..

    Gary mayor: 'This should all be over shortly'

  • Sadly not – as with followers of Marx, Jesus, King, Mohamed or whomsoever is your philosopher of choice, words and deeds are a much stronger indicator of what floats your boat than whose's party you attend.

    A Simple Question

  • We will not create the opportunity for the mischief - makers wilfully to label whomsoever they wish as secret agents of the apartheid system.

    ANC Today

  • Writing in his weekly newsletter, published on the ANC's website, he said such "mischief-makers" would not be given the opportunity to wilfully label whomsoever they wished as secret agents of the apartheid system.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • We will not create the opportunity for the mischief-makers wilfully to label whomsoever they wish as secret agents of the apartheid system.

    ANC Today

  • Yea, hence it appears that they are not under the law, but under grace; for these fruits of the Spirit, in whomsoever they are found, plainly show that such are led by the Spirit, and consequently that they are not under the law, as v. 18.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • Faith, in whomsoever it exists, takes hold of the same precious Saviour, and applies the same precious promises.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • We appeal to them, by their voice pronounced in the forms of law, to call whomsoever they will to the high post of Chief Magistrate.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • Again she listened, and there was, sobbing and sighing in the greatest grief, and she thought she heard it louder than ever, only that this time it seemed to name whomsoever it was lamenting.

    The Ned M'Keown Stories Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three

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  • "If I'd done you one from last year, it would look to you like some sort of infant's random stabs on a keyboard, and to you, who use whomsoever as a subject."
    -Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace

    September 19, 2009