AskDefine | Define somebody

Dictionary Definition

somebody n : a human being; "there was too much for one person to do" [syn: person, individual, someone, mortal, human, soul]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Pronoun

somebody
  1. Some unspecified person.

Synonyms

Translations

some unspecified person
  • Arabic: احد
  • Bosnian: neko
  • Chinese: 有人 (yǒu rén)
  • Croatian: netko
  • Dutch: iemand
  • Finnish: joku
  • French: quelqu'un
  • Galician: alguén
  • German: jemand
  • Hungarian: valaki
  • Interlingua: alicuno, alcuno
  • Italian: qualcuno
  • Japanese: 誰か
  • Korean: 누군가
  • Latin: aliquis, aliquid
  • Polish: ktoś
  • Portuguese: alguém
  • Romanian: cineva
  • Russian: кто-то
  • Serbian:
    Cyrillic: неко
    Roman: neko
  • Slovak: niekto, dakto, voľakto
  • Spanish: alguien
  • Swedish: någon

Extensive Definition

Somebody is an indefinite pronoun.
Used in a sentence: "I don't know who did it, but somebody ate my cheese sandwich."
It may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Adamite, Establishment, VIP, baron, being, big cheese, big gun, big man, big name, big noise, big wheel, big-timer, bigwig, body, brass, brass hat, cat, celebrity, chap, character, constellation, creature, customer, cynosure, dignitary, dignity, duck, earthling, elder, father, fellow, figure, folk hero, galaxy, great man, groundling, guy, hand, head, heavyweight, hero, heroine, high-muck-a-muck, homo, hotshot, human, human being, idol, immortal, important person, individual, interests, joker, leader, life, lion, living soul, lords of creation, luminaries, luminary, magnate, man, man of mark, master spirit, mogul, mortal, nabob, name, nose, notability, notable, one, panjandrum, party, person, person of note, person of renown, personage, personality, pillar of society, pleiad, pop hero, popular hero, popular idol, power, power elite, public figure, ruling circle, sachem, single, social lion, someone, something, soul, star, superstar, tellurian, terran, the great, the top, top brass, top people, tycoon, very important person, worldling, worthy
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