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1somebody

pronoun some·body \ˈsəm-(ˌ)bə-dē, -ˌbä-\

: a person who is not known, named, or specified

Full Definition of SOMEBODY

:  one or some person of unspecified or indefinite identity <somebody will come in>
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Examples of SOMEBODY

  1. Somebody left you a message.
  2. The singer waved to somebody in the crowd.
  3. We need somebody who can work nights and weekends.
  4. Is that somebody you know?
  5. Somebody has to do it.
  6. After I turned down the job, she offered it to somebody else.

First Known Use of SOMEBODY

14th century

2somebody

noun

: an important person

Full Definition of SOMEBODY

:  a person of position or importance

Examples of SOMEBODY

  1. <a small-town girl who hopes to become a somebody someday>

First Known Use of SOMEBODY

circa 1566
SOMEBODY Defined for Kids

1somebody

pronoun some·body \ˈsəm-ˌbä-dē, -bə-dē\

Definition of SOMEBODY for Kids

:  a person who is not known, named, or specified <Somebody was looking for you.>

2somebody

noun
plural some·bod·ies

Definition of SOMEBODY for Kids

:  a person of importance <He wanted to be a somebody.>

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