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nobody

no person: Nobody left the house during the storm. Nobody is home.
Not to be confused with:
no body – no group: There is no body of literature on the topic.; no deceased person: We believed he was dead but no body was ever found

no·bod·y

 (nō′bŏd′ē, -bŭd′ē, -bə-dē)
pron.
No person; not anyone: Nobody told you to go.
n. pl. no·bod·ies
A person of no importance or influence.

nobody

(ˈnəʊbədɪ)
pron
no person; no-one
n, pl -bodies
an insignificant person

no•bod•y

(ˈnoʊˌbɒd i, -ˌbʌd i, -bə di)

pron., n., pl. -bod•ies. pron.
1. no person; not anyone; no one.
n.
2. a person of no importance, influence, or power.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nobody - a person of no influence
common man, common person, commoner - a person who holds no title
pip-squeak, small fry, squirt - someone who is small and insignificant
jackanapes, whippersnapper, lightweight - someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous

nobody

pronoun
1. no-one They were shut away in a little room where nobody could overhear
noun
1. nonentity, nothing (informal), lightweight (informal), non-person, zero, cipher A man in my position has nothing to fear from a nobody like you.
nonentity star, celebrity, superstar, big name, celeb (informal), big shot (slang), personage, megastar (informal), big noise (informal), V.I.P.

nobody

pronoun
No person:
noun
A totally insignificant person:
Informal: pip-squeak, zero.
Slang: shrimp, zilch.
Translations
لَا أَحَدَلا أحد، ولا شَخْصنَكِرَه، شَخْص لا يَعْرِفُه أحَد
nikdonula
ingennulikke nogen
neniu
ei kukaan
personnemoins que rienmoins-que-rien
nitko
senkisenkiházi
enginnlítilvæg/ómerkileg persóna
誰も・・・ない
아무도 ... 않다
nemo
nimeni
úplná nula
nihče
ingeninte någon
ไม่มีใคร
hiç kimsekimseönemsiz kimsebir hiç
không ai

nobody

[ˈnəʊbədɪ]
A. PRONnadie
nobody spokenadie habló, no habló nadie
nobody has more right to it than she hasnadie tiene más derecho a ello que ella
B. N a mere nobodyun don nadie
I knew him when he was nobodylo conocí cuando no era nadie

nobody

[ˈnəʊbədi]
pron
(used without a verb)personne
Who's going with you? - Nobody → Qui t'accompagne? - Personne.
(used with a verb)personne used with "ne"
There was nobody in the office → Il n'y avait personne au bureau.
Nobody likes him → Personne ne l'aime.
n (= nonentity) → moins mf que rien
He's a nobody → C'est un moins que rien.no-claims bonus nbonus m

nobody

pronniemand, keiner; who saw him? — nobodywer hat ihn gesehen? — niemand; nobody knows better than Iniemand or keiner weiß besser als ich; there was nobody elseda war niemand anderes or sonst niemand; nobody else could have done ites kann niemand anders or kein anderer gewesen sein; nobody else but you can do itnur du kannst das, außer dir kann das niemand; nobody else offered to give them moneysonst hat sich keiner or niemand angeboten, ihnen Geld zu geben; like nobody’s businesswie nichts; he’s nobody’s fooler ist nicht auf den Kopf gefallen
nNiemand m no pl, → Nichts nt no pl; he’s a mere nobodyer ist überhaupt nichts, er ist doch ein Niemand or Nichts; to marry a nobodyjdn heiraten, der nichts ist und nichts hat; they are nobodiessie sind doch niemand; I worked with him when he was (a) nobodyich habe mit ihm gearbeitet, als er noch ein Niemand war

nobody

[ˈnəʊbdɪ]
1. pronnessuno
I saw nobody → non ho visto nessuno
nobody spoke → nessuno ha parlato, non ha parlato nessuno
nobody else → nessun altro/nessun'altra
2. n he's a nobodyè una nullità

no

(nəu) adjective
1. not any. We have no food; No other person could have done it.
2. not allowed. No smoking.
3. not a. He is no friend of mine; This will be no easy task.
adverb
not (any). He is no better at golf than swimming; He went as far as the shop and no further.
interjection
a word used for denying, disagreeing, refusing etc. `Do you like travelling?' `No, (I don't).'; No, I don't agree; `Will you help me?' `No, I won't.'
noun plural
noes .
1. a refusal. She answered with a definite no.
2. a vote against something. The noes have won.
ˈnobody pronoun
no person; no-one. Nobody likes him.
noun
a very unimportant person. She's just a nobody.
ˈno-one pronoun
no person; nobody. She will see no-one; No-one is to blame.
there's no saying/knowing etc
it is impossible to say, know etc. There's no denying it; There's no knowing what she will say.

nobody

لَا أَحَدَ nikdo ingen keiner κανένας nadie ei kukaan personne nitko nessuno 誰も・・・ない 아무도 ... 않다 niemand ingen nikt ninguém никто inte någon ไม่มีใคร hiç kimse không ai 谁也不
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