[suhm-bod-ee, -buhd-ee, -buh-dee]
- some person.
- a person of some note or importance.
Origin of somebody
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Examples from the Web for somebody
Like I would do something making fun of somebody who was already down.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire
January 6, 2015
How the hell does somebody show up at a David Duke organized event in 2002 and claim ignorance?No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference
December 30, 2014
Somebody had hung an American flag and people of the neighborhood had placed bouquets and candles.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops
December 22, 2014
If even one of those four people is somebody that didn't actually get the vaccine, the results are meaningless.Uh Oh: Ebola Vaccine Trials Stop
December 19, 2014
When somebody broke into her rented Moscow apartment in September, she decided it was time for her to get out of there.Russians Plot Exiled Government in Kiev
December 16, 2014
If you can't skin yourself you can hold a leg while somebody else skins.
Exactly; and there ain't really any reason why you can't be somebody here.
But I can always stop when it is evident that I shall cause pain to somebody.
"Here is somebody who will look at Hope," cried Kate, suddenly.
Somebody might have gone out and insulted Andy to his face for the first time.Way of the Lawless
- some person; someone
- a person of greater importance than othershe seems to be somebody in this town
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Word Origin and History for somebody
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