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.
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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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“Anybody.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of anybody

: any person
used when asking a question that could be answered by any of the people in a group


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

Kids Definition of anybody

: any person : anyone

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