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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • pronoun Any person; anyone.
  • noun A person of consequence.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Any person; any one: as, has anybody been here? I have not seen anybody; anybody can do that.
  • Any one in general; a person of any sort; an ordinary person, as opposed in slight contempt to a somebody: in this use with a plural: as, two or three anybodies.
  • Any one in particular; a person of some consequence or importance, as opposed to a nobody: in direct or indirect interrogations: as, is he anybody? everybody who is anybody was present.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Any one out of an indefinite number of persons; anyone; any person.
  • noun colloq. A person of consideration or standing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • pronoun Any one out of an indefinite number of persons; anyone; any person.
  • pronoun informal A person of some consideration or standing.

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