everwhat

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ever +‎ what. Formed similarly to the older words each, every and German irgendwas.

AdjectiveEdit

everwhat (not comparable)

  1. (Appalachian) No matter which; for any; whatever
    • 2009, Cheryl Mullenax, Vile Things: Extreme Deviations of Horror[1], Fiction, Comet Press, ISBN 9780982097915, page 16:
      From that fungus and everwhat else is in there.
  2. (Appalachian) What one or ones (of those mentioned or implied).
    "You can ride everwhat three wheeler you want. Besides, it's goin' to be what it's goin' be."

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QuotationsEdit

  • NASCAR has let those drivers run their mouths about me, about everwhat they wanted to, calling me a lowlife. - sportsillustrated.cnn.com
  • Everwhat Gawd does is fair even ef 'taint fair. - May Beal, The Rebel at Large (1906), Chapter 6 [2]

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