everybody

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Etymology[edit]

every +‎ body

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛvribɒdi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛvribʌdi/, /ˈɛvribɑdi/, ˈˈ(unstressed)ˈˈ /ˈɛvribədi/
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Pronoun[edit]

everybody

  1. All people.
    • 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 1/2, The Younger Set[1]:
      Selwyn …, after having boloed Drina to everybody's exquisite satisfaction, looked around [] to catch a glimpse of a vanishing figure [] and the white curve of a youthful face, half-buried in a muff.
    • 1998, Baha Men - Who Let the Dogs Out?
      When the party was nice, the party was jumpin' (Hey, Yippie, Yi, Yo)
      And everybody havin' a ball (Hah, ho, Yippie Yi Yo)

Usage notes[edit]

Everybody takes a singular verb: Is everybody here?; Everybody has heard of it.

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