anybody

pronoun
any·​body | \ ˈe-nē-(ˌ)bə-dē How to pronounce anybody (audio) , -ˌbä- How to pronounce anybody (audio) \

Definition of anybody

: any person : anyone

Examples of anybody in a Sentence

I don't know how anybody can believe that. An accident like that could happen to anybody. You have to be a member to go there. They won't let just anybody in.

First Known Use of anybody

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anybody was in the 14th century

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Anyathian

anybody

anybody's/anyone's guess

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“Anybody.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anybody. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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anybody

pronoun
any·​body | \ ˈe-nē-ˌbä-dē How to pronounce anybody (audio) , -bə-dē \

Kids Definition of anybody

: any person : anyone "ANYBODY would be better than Hiccup," sneered Snotface Snotlout.— Cressida Cowell, How to Train Your Dragon

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