Definition of "somebody" [some•bod•y]

  • (pronoun) An unspecified or unknown person; someone. See Usage Note at he1.
  • (noun) A person of importance: "Obviously she was somebody—a real presence in the room” ( Oleg Cassini).

Use "somebody" in a sentence

  • "It looks to me as if somebody -- _somebody_, I mention no names -- may have had a hint of what was coming and began to lay plans according ...."
  • "He knows all about it, however -- somebody has told him -- _somebody_ tells everybody everything in our village."
  • "If I didn't have you to tell -- have somebody -- "She considered, with brows slightly knitted --" if I didn't have _somebody_ to talk to, it wouldn't be very good for me."

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