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Definitions for Whoever
huˈɛv ərwho·ev·er

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  1. whoeverpronoun

    Whatever person or persons.

    Whoever thought up that stupid idea?

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Whoeverpronoun.

    Any one, without limitation or exception.

    Etymology: who and ever.

    Whoever doth to temperance apply
    His stedfast life, and all his actions frame,
    Trust me, shall find no greater enemy,
    Than stubborn perturbation to the same. Fairy Queen.

    I think myself beholden, whoever shews me my mistakes. John Locke.

    Whoe’er thou art, that fortune brings to keep
    The rights of Neptune, monarch of the deep;
    Thee first it fits, O stranger, to prepare
    The due libation, and the solemn prayer. Alexander Pope.

    Whoever is really brave, has always this comfort when he is oppress’d, that he knows himself to be superior to those who injure him, by forgiving it. Alexander Pope.

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

Anagrams for Whoever »

  1. however

  2. everwho

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Whoever in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Whoever in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Whoever in a Sentence

  1. Sigmund Freud:

    Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.

  2. Barack Obama:

    So we'll see how they operate once a nomination has been made, i'm confident that whoever I select, among fair-minded people, will be viewed as an imminently qualified person, and it will then be up to Senate Republicans to decide whether they want to follow the Constitution and abide by the rules of fair play that ultimately undergird our democracy and that ensure that the Supreme Court does not just become one more extension of our polarized politics. If and when that happens, our system's not going to work.

  3. Mitt Romney:

    Donald Trump is a big megaphone. And I think that some of the things he's said, particularly about Hispanics, will be problematic, certainly for him, if he were to go to the next stage, but for whoever our nominee is, now if our nominee happened to be someone like Marco Rubio or Jeb Bush, who have strong Hispanic roots themselves and connections themselves, that might not be as big an issue.

  4. Deepesh Rathore:

    The (higher truck) levy will just go back to whoever is hiring the trucks. So eventually the consumer ends up paying the levy and inhaling the gas fumes.

  5. Sheikh Mohammad Hussein:

    Whoever has this sickness, this virus, needs to keep their distance so it won't spread. This is an obligation for Muslims.

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