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Webster 1913 Edition


Nobody

No′bod-y

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Nobodies
(#)
.
[
No
, a. +
body
.]
1.
No person; no one; not anybody.
2.
Hence:
A person of no influence or importance; an insignificant or contemptible person.
[Colloq.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Nobody

NO'BODY

,
Noun.
[no and body.] No person; no one.

Definition 2022


nobody

nobody

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nobody

  1. Not any person; the logical negation of somebody.
    I asked several people, but nobody knew how.
    Nobody called or visited that day.

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  • Nobody has a lower degree of formality than no one.
  • See more at no one

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Noun

nobody (plural nobodies)

  1. Someone who is not important or well-known.
    Whether you're a nobody or a player, everyone in Tinseltown wants to be King of Hollywood! - Conquering Hollywood

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