Definitions for somebodyˈsʌmˌbɒd i, -ˌbʌd i, -bə di

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

some•bod•yˈsʌmˌbɒd i, -ˌbʌd i, -bə di(pron.; n.)(pl.)-bod•ies.

  1. (pron.)some person.

    Category: Function Word

  2. (n.)a person of some note or importance.

    Category: Function Word

Origin of somebody:

1275–1325

Princeton's WordNet

  1. person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul(noun)

    a human being

    "there was too much for one person to do"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. somebody(pronoun)ˈsʌmˌbɒd i, -ˌbʌd i, -bə di

    someone

Wiktionary

  1. somebody(Noun)

    A recognised person, a celebrity.

    I'm tired of being a nobody - I want to be a somebody.

  2. somebody(Pronoun)

    Some unspecified person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Somebody(noun)

    a person unknown or uncertain; a person indeterminate; some person

  2. Somebody(noun)

    a person of consideration or importance

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'somebody' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3119

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'somebody' in Written Corpus Frequency: #268


Translations for somebody

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

somebody(pronoun)

someone.

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