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EtymologyEdit

some +‎ body

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsʌmbədɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsʌmbʌdi/, /ˈsʌmbədi/, /ˈsʌmbɑdi/
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PronounEdit

somebody

  1. Some unspecified person.
    Somebody has to clean this mess up.

Usage notesEdit

Logically related to everybody and nobody. Becomes nobody via negation.

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NounEdit

somebody (plural somebodies)

  1. A recognised person, a celebrity.
    I'm tired of being a nobody – I want to be a somebody.