See also: whomsoëver

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Etymology edit

From Middle English whom so evere, whom soever, whom-so-ever, whom-so-evere, whomsoever, whom-so-evyr; equivalent to whom +‎ soever.

Pronunciation edit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌhumsoʊˈɛvəɹ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛvə(ɹ)

Pronoun edit

whomsoever (objective case of whosoever) (formal)

  1. (now formal) Whatever person or persons (as object of a verb or preposition): emphasised or elaborated form of whomever.
    We shall tell the good news to whomsoever we meet.

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See who and whom.

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