indefinite pronoun

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indefinite pronoun (plural indefinite pronouns)

  1. (grammar) A pronoun that does not specify the identity of its referent.

Usage notes Edit

In English, the suffixes -ever and -soever may be added to what, which, who, and whom to obtain indefinite pronouns.

  • Example: "any" and "some" in "If there's any more, I want some."
  • Example: "whomever" in "Bring whomever you wish."

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