- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛvribɒdi/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛvribʌdi/, /ˈɛvribɑdi/
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- All people.
1907, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, “chapter I”, in The Younger Set (Project Gutenberg; EBook #14852), New York, N.Y.: A. L. Burt Company, published 1 February 2005 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 4241346:
- Selwyn, sitting up rumpled and cross-legged on the floor, after having boloed Drina to everybody's exquisite satisfaction, looked around at the sudden rustle of skirts to catch a glimpse of a vanishing figure—a glimmer of ruddy hair 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)
Everybody takes a singular verb: Is everybody here?; Everybody has heard of it. However, similar to what occurs with collective or group nouns like crowd or team, sometimes an antecedent of everybody is used as a plural: Everybody was laughing at first, but then they all stopped.