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  • Knowing from experience that white gentlemen, in their intercourse with coloured people, were apt to be, in the local phrase; "sometimey," or uncertain in their moods, he first tested, with a few remarks about the weather, the colonel's amiability, and finding him approachable, proved quite talkative and confidential.

    The Colonel's Dream

  • And even if Sacajawea had been a more sometimey place, the rules would have been different for Angela, or anyone else who was kin to Marie Toussaint.

    The Good House

  • Simplicity is critical when looking to invest in a singular swimsuit that will soon become your best friend, as your body gets “sometimey,” as they say in the ’hood.

    The Style Checklist

  • Simplicity is critical when looking to invest in a singular swimsuit that will soon become your best friend, as your body gets “sometimey,” as they say in the ’hood.

    The Style Checklist

  • Simplicity is critical when looking to invest in a singular swimsuit that will soon become your best friend, as your body gets “sometimey,” as they say in the ’hood.

    The Style Checklist

  • Certainly her Aunt Tiny was never “sometimey,” an expression Yolonda’s mother used for a person who couldn’t be counted on.

    Yolonda's Genius

  • Certainly her Aunt Tiny was never “sometimey,” an expression Yolonda’s mother used for a person who couldn’t be counted on.

    Yolonda's Genius

  • Certainly her Aunt Tiny was never “sometimey,” an expression Yolonda’s mother used for a person who couldn’t be counted on.

    Yolonda's Genius

  • Certainly her Aunt Tiny was never “sometimey,” an expression Yolonda’s mother used for a person who couldn’t be counted on.

    Yolonda's Genius

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  • Fickle, moody, inconsistent. (Regional U.S., esp. South Atlantic.)

    March 3, 2012

  • spotted this on twitter, but it seems this has been a word since 2012 as per resettee's comment.

    Google books has an early citation from 1963, Jet Magazine

    Jet - Mar. 14, 1963 - Page 28

    December 22, 2020