no one

pronoun

: no person : nobody
No one has ever done this before.
We called, but no one answered.

Examples of no one in a Sentence

We called, but no one answered. No one has ever done this before. There's no one else here. No one knows her better than I do.

Word History

First Known Use

12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of no one was in the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“No one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20one. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

no one

pronoun
: nobody entry 1
no one was home

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