whomever

[ hoom-ev-er ]
/ humˈɛv ər /

pronoun

the objective case of whoever: She questioned whomever she met. Whomever she spoke to, she was invariably polite.

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Origin of whomever

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at whom, ever

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH whomever

whoever, whomever

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British Dictionary definitions for whomever

whomever
/ (huːmˈɛvə) /

pronoun

the objective form of whoeverI'll hire whomever I can find
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