Definitions for whoeverhuˈɛv ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

who•ev•er*huˈɛv ər(pron.)whos•ev•er; whom•ev•er.

  1. whatever person; anyone that:

    Whoever did it should be proud.

  2. no matter who:

    I won't do it, whoever asks.

  3. who? what person? (used to express astonishment):

    Whoever told you that?

* possessive.

Origin of whoever:

1125–75

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. whoever(pronoun)ˈɛv ər

    the person who

    Ask whoever comes along next.

  2. whoeverˈɛv ər

    indicates any person when it does not matter which one

    Whoever wants to go first, come with me.

  3. whoeverˈɛv ər

    indicates you do not know sb or sb's name

    It was written by Duncan Pettigrew, whoever he is.

Wiktionary

  1. whoever(Pronoun)

    Whatever person or persons.

    Whoever thought up that stupid idea?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whoever

    whatever person; any person who; be or she who; any one who; as, he shall be punished, whoever he may be

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whoever' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2199


Translations for whoever

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

whoever(pronoun)

no matter who

Whoever rings, tell him/them I'm out.

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