Today's 20 somethings are growing up in a society that is much safer from crime.
Who ate or something the somethings of the reverend Mr MacTrigger.
There are only two families in the world,—the have somethings and the have nothings.
There was something–there were two somethings–moving about amid the apple trees.
On'y I don't know do I need a ride on somethings what hollers.
And all the Somebodies and somethings were supposed to pay a toll to Joe for interesting himself in the matter.
After that the somethings continued to happen as fast as I could invent them.
I suppose that is because you have just killed somebody—or somethings—whichever they are.
Spud, he gifes me a big cake,—now I gif him somethings, yes!
He wasnt talking, but sure as my names Ackerman Boone, somethings wrong.
Old English sum þinge; see some + thing. Hyphenated from c.1300; one word from 17c. Formerly common as an adverb (e.g. something like). Meaning "some liquor, food, etc." is from 1570s. Meaning "a thing worthy of consideration" is from 1580s; emphatic form something else is from 1909. Phrase something for nothing is from 1869. To make something of is from 1778.
A remarkable person or thing: Did you see his shirt? It's something! (1582+)