everybody

[ ev-ree-bod-ee, -buhd-ee ]
/ ˈɛv riˌbɒd i, -ˌbʌd i /

pronoun

every person.

Nearby words

  1. every single one,
  2. every so often,
  3. every time one turns around,
  4. every tom, dick, and harry,
  5. every which way,
  6. everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes,
  7. everyday,
  8. everyhow,
  9. everyman,
  10. everyone

Origin of everybody

First recorded in 1520–30; every + body

Usage note

See each, else.

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British Dictionary definitions for everybody

everybody

/ (ˈɛvrɪˌbɒdɪ) /

pronoun

every person; everyone

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Word Origin and History for everybody

everybody

n.

late 14c., from every + body.

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