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Etymology edit

any +‎ body

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛn.i.bɒd.i/, /ˈɛn.i.bə.di/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛn.i.bʌ.di/, /ˈɛn.i.bə.di/, /ˈɛn.i.bɑd.i/
  • (file)

Pronoun edit


  1. Any one out of an indefinite number of persons; anyone; any person.
    Anybody will do.
    Is there anybody inside?
  2. (informal) A person of some consideration or standing.
    Everybody who wants to be anybody will come to Jake's party.
    Here one isn't anybody, if one doesn't dance like Travolta.

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