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indefinite pronoun

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noun Grammar.
  1. a pronoun, as English some, any, somebody, that leaves unspecified the identity of its referent.
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Origin of indefinite pronoun

First recorded in 1720–30
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British Dictionary definitions for indefinite pronoun

indefinite pronoun

  1. grammar a pronoun having no specific referent, such as someone, anybody, or nothing
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