Definition of somebody
- somebody will come in
Somebody left you a message.
The singer waved to somebody in the crowd.
We need somebody who can work nights and weekends.
Is that somebody you know?
Somebody has to do it.
After I turned down the job, she offered it to somebody else.
a small-town girl who hopes to become a somebody someday
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cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, celebrity, figure, icon (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, name, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, standout, star, superstar, VIP;
: a person who is not known, named, or specified
: an important person
What made you want to look up somebody? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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