from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- pro. Whatever person or persons: Whoever comes will be welcomed.
- pro. Who: Whoever could have dreamed of such a thing? See Usage Notes at whatever, who.
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- pro. Whatever person or persons.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- pro. Whatever person; any person who; be or she who; any one who.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Any person whatever; no matter who; any one without exception.
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The first is the lack of ability to be notified only when you receive certain kinds of tweets or direct messages and what I mean by 'certain kinds of tweets' are ones that are directed at you, tweets that begin with @whoever, whoever being your username, that way you can keep up with just people who are directing their conversation towards you.
And the best usually puts a dent in "whoever is willing to buy" 's wallet.
Each time you change point of view, you need to re-engage the reader in whoever is speaking, when they may have already emotionally invested in another character.
"She knows how to bring out the best in whoever is on the floor with her," Milton says.
Both the parents of my honored master died in the bloom of their lives; and a grievous task will it be to whoever is to tell the good Sir Ronald, that the last sweet flower of Ellerslie is now cut down! that the noblest branch of his own stem is torn from the soil to which he had transplanted it, and cast far away into the waste wilderness!
Let's get someone in there that "whoever" is really behind this campain that we can boss around.
I am a great fan of Kennedy and his work, and hope that whoever is ELECTED also will further his causes.
So live in your hives be a drone for whoever is running the country.
Hannity yells, talks over whoever is not saying what he wants to hear, gives his opinion & only allows his opinion to be heard, rude & nasty ....
I say let's investigate 9/11 and start locking up whoever is involved, republican or democrat.