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nobody

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pronoun no·body \ˈnō-(ˌ)bə-dē, -ˌbä-\

Definition of nobody

  1. :  no person :  not anybody

Examples of nobody in a Sentence

  1. Nobody could answer my question.

  2. I guess I'll have to volunteer because it's clear nobody else will.

First Known Use of nobody

14th century


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nobody

noun no·body

Definition of nobody

plural

nobodies

  1. :  a person of no influence or consequence

Examples of nobody in a Sentence

  1. He was a nobody in high school.

  2. tired of feeling like a nobody, she decided to launch her own business

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First Known Use of nobody

1583



NOBODY Defined for English Language Learners

nobody

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pronoun

Definition of nobody for English Language Learners

  • : no person

nobody

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Definition of nobody for English Language Learners

  • : someone who is not important or has no influence


NOBODY Defined for Kids

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nobody

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pronoun no·body \ˈnō-ˌbä-dē, -bə-dē\

Definition of nobody for Students

  1. :  no person :  not anybody Nobody lives in that house.


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nobody

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noun no·body

Definition of nobody for Students

plural

nobodies

  1. :  a person of no importance



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