pronoun; possessive whos·ev·er; objective whom·ev·er.
Origin of whoever
Related Words for whoeversomeone, name, celebrity, luminary, notable, personage, one, dignitary, heavyweight, VIP, star, superstar, so-and-so
Examples from the Web for whoever
Contemporary Examples of whoever
When twelve people are killed by violence, whoever they are, for whatever reason, that is a tragedy and a waste.Trolls and Martyrdom: Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie
January 9, 2015
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.The ISIS Wife Swap Mystery
December 3, 2014
“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
November 23, 2014
Historical Examples of whoever
Whoever rejects it does of necessity fly to anarchy or to despotism.
Whoever she might be, wherever she was, she might know what to expect should she be discovered.Quaint Courtships
Whoever is in need of help the world over, by that token has a claim on us.The Call of the Twentieth Century
David Starr Jordan
This gentleman, whoever he was, probably saw that I was frightened.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
If these matters must be divided, give me the melody, and whoever else will, may take the noise.
late Old English hwa efre.