- Eye dialect spelling of somebody.
1864, Alex St. Clair Abrams, The Trials of the Soldier's Wife:
- "My goot woman, you must go to somepody else, I can't give away my monish."
1903, Various, Modern Eloquence= Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z:
- Like as not ve vould shoost pe fools enough to kill somepody."
1909, Edward Stratemeyer, The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle:
- Say, somepody sthop dot!