pronoun; possessive whos·ev·er; objective whom·ev·er.
Can be confusedwhoever whomever
Examples from the Web for whoever
When twelve people are killed by violence, whoever they are, for whatever reason, that is a tragedy and a waste.
These addresses were used by whoever carried out the attack to control the malware and can be found in the malware code itself.
The mass dump suggests that whoever did this, their primary motivation was to embarrass Sony Pictures.
Whoever it is that Lebanese officials now have in custody, they clearly think she is valuable and worth publicizing.
“I identify with the fallen, whoever they may be,” Barry told me years later, in July 2013, during a weekend visit to New York.Despite Crack and Graft, D.C. Loved ‘Hizzoner’ Marion Barry|Lloyd Grove|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Baldinucci also relates that he had a specious answer ready for whoever remonstrated with him on thus endangering his soul.A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)|Mrs. Sutherland Orr
Probably they were certain that in the caves they would be safe from whoever had fired from the darkness.The Caves of Fear|John Blaine
But think of the poor girls, whoever they are, out all alone at night, with maybe alligators around their boat!The Moving Picture Girls Under the Palms|Laura Lee Hope
No man, whoever he may be, likes to be set upon work which appears to be altogether a waste of time and effort.Talks To Farmers|Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Whoever before had even dreamed of giving little hard-worked Anne a sovereign?How It All Came Round|L. T. Meade