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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
be no/nobody's fool
▪ Perhaps he was, she was nobody's fool.
it's an ill wind (that blows nobody any good)
nobody's perfect
▪ OK, so he made some mistakes - nobody's perfect.
▪ There's nobody home.
▪ Glazer went from being a nobody to being paid $2 million a year to play.
▪ He was a nobody in the Philadelphia court.
▪ How patiently you tangle with wry triangles, clothing the family of nobodies who loiter in our dark.
▪ No one wanted to be a nobody, and no one wanted to go home.
▪ Since the Republicans ran a nobody, Kelly was sure he could have won after all.
▪ The bloke is the original no-hit nobody.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Nobody \No"bod*y\, n.; 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.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

mid-14c., no body "no person noone," from Middle English no (adj.) "not any" + bodi (see body (n.)). Written as two words 14c.-18c.; hyphenated 17c.-18c. Incorrect use with their is attested from 1540s. Meaning "person of no importance" is from 1580s.


n. Someone who is not important or well-known. pron. Not any person; the logical negation of somebody.


n. a person of no influence [syn: cipher, cypher, nonentity]


Nobody may refer to:

  • Nobody, Indefinite pronoun
Nobody (username)

In many Unix variants, "nobody" is the conventional name of a user account which owns no files, is in no privileged groups, and has no abilities except those which every other user has. Some systems also define an equivalent group "nogroup".

Nobody (Keith Sweat song)

"Nobody" is a song by Keith Sweat and Athena Cage from the band Kut Klose. The hit song spent three weeks at number-one on the US R&B chart, and reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. The music video for the single features a young Mekhi Phifer

Nobody (Sylvia song)

"Nobody" is a song written by Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan, and recorded by American country music artist Sylvia. It was released in June 1982 as the second single from the album Just Sylvia.

The song was first recorded in 1982 by Sylvia, who was already a Country Music star the previous year, achieving a #1 hit and 2 other Top Tens in 1981. "Nobody" was her second and final #1 Country hit. The song was so successful, it crossed over to the Billboard Hot 100 charts, debuting on August 28, 1982 (the week the song dropped from #1 Country) and peaking at number fifteen. "Nobody" spent 20 weeks on the chart; earned a gold record; and was a Top Five Adult Contemporary hit.

The song turned young Sylvia into a star on both sides of the charts. Although she gained Country Pop success with "Nobody", she never achieved another crossover hit, or for that matter, another #1 hit. The song became Sylvia's signature song and got her nominated her for a Grammy award in 1983 for Best Female Country Vocal Performance. It also helped her take home the Academy of Country Music (ACM) award for Top Female Vocalist of 1982, a category for which she was never even nominated by the Country Music Association (CMA).

Nobody (1905 song)

"Nobody" is a popular song with music by Bert Williams and lyrics by Alex Rogers, published in 1905.

The song was first publicly performed in February 1906, in the Broadway production Abyssinia. The show, which included live camels, was premièred at the Majestic Theater and continued the string of hits for the vaudeville team of Williams and Walker. "Nobody," became Bert Williams' signature theme, and the song he is best remembered for today. It is a doleful and ironic composition, replete with his dry observational wit, and is perfectly complemented by Williams' intimate, half-spoken singing style.

Williams became so identified with the song that he was obliged to sing it in almost every appearance for the rest of his life. He considered its success both blessing and curse:

"Nobody" remained active in Columbia Records' sales catalogue into the 1930s, and the musicologist Tim Brooks estimates that it sold between 100,000 and 150,000 copies, a phenomenally high amount for the era.

Nobody (EP)

Nobody is the second EP by Cartman and was released March 27, 2000 by Rocket Records and distributed by MGM Distribution.

Nobody (Toni Basil song)

"Nobody" is the third single by Toni Basil, and the second from her debut album, Word of Mouth. It was released in the UK only. It was the follow-up to Mickey. "Nobody" failed to reach the top 50, peaking at #52. A music video was made for the song. The visuals of the music video were inspired by the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire and the 1948 film The Red Shoes.

Nobody (Skindred song)

"Nobody" is the first single from Skindred's 2002 / 2004 debut album, Babylon. It also appears on Need for Speed: Underground 2 and MX vs. ATV Unleashed soundtracks. "Nobody" peaked at #14 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and #23 on its Modern Rock Tracks chart in 2004.

Nobody (Shara Nelson song)

"Nobody" is the fifth single from Shara Nelson's first solo album What Silence Knows. It was released in 1994 on Cooltempo Records.

Nobody (Wonder Girls song)

"Nobody" is a song performed by South Korean girl group Wonder Girls, from their first EP, The Wonder Years: Trilogy (2008). It was released as a digital download single on September 22, 2008 in South Korea. The song was written and produced by Park Jin-young and features a sample from the Italian trio La La's "Johnny Johnny." It became popular within hours, becoming a top search term and ranking number one on various digital music sites. The song is recorded and released in four different languages: Korean, English, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese.

A live performance video of "Nobody" at M! Countdown was for some period of time the most viewed K-pop video on YouTube, until being surpassed on September 1, 2011 by the music video for " Gee" by Girls' Generation. The live performance was also the first K-pop video to reach 50 million views on YouTube (in 2011).

Nobody (DJ Quik song)

"Nobody" is a single by American hip-hop artist, DJ Quik from his eighth album The Book of David. The song features longtime collaborator Suga Free, and Ty$. Tydolla$ign did not actually sing on the hook but appeared to be singing it in the music video.

Nobody (producer)

Elvin Estela, better known by his stage name Nobody, is an American hip hop producer based in Los Angeles, California. He is a resident DJ at Low End Theory. He has collaborated with 2Mex, Abstract Rude, Freestyle Fellowship, Busdriver, and Mystic Chords of Memory. He also formed a duo as Blank Blue along with Niki Randa. He is also one half of Bomb Zombies along with Nocando.

Better Propaganda listed him as number 73 on "Top 100 Artists of the Decade."

Nobody (James Cottriall song)

"#Nobody" is a song by English musician James Cottriall. It was released in Austria as a digital download on 3 January 2014. The song peaked at number 40 on the Austrian Singles Chart.

Nobody (Rick Ross song)

"Nobody" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Rick Ross, taken from his sixth studio album Mastermind (2014). The song, produced by Diddy, features a guest appearance by rapper French Montana. It was written by William Roberts, Sean Combs, Karim Kharbouch, Christopher Wallace, Stevie Jordan, Ephrem Lopez and Jiv Poss. On February 19, 2014, it was released as the album's third promotional single. "Nobody" was met with generally positive reviews from music critics. It debuted at number 38 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs upon the album's release.

Nobody (album)

Nobody is a collaborative studio album, by American hip hop recording artist Chief Keef and record producer 12Million. It was independently released on December 16, 2014, by Keef's Glo Gang label. The album is primarily a solo effort, includes two guest features from Tadoe and Kanye West. The album's production and lyrics are representative of the drill music genre.

Usage examples of "nobody".

Nobody realized how much acreage she owned within a twenty-mile radius of Magnolia.

One could not have a pretty actress to supper without causing a scandal, but such an invitation to a castrato makes nobody talk.

All right, the autopsy will show the heart ailment and it will show his system having traces of the medicine, and nobody is going to be suspicious about that.

Since nobody was going to come looking for them, and knowing that the four others of the Ampersand party ought to have arrived in the vicinity, they had spent two weeks driving brazenly around Weissenberg and the surrounding area in the hope of spotting one of the group or of being recognized themselves.

Like an Edenist habitat, nobody lived on the cavern floor itself, it was a communal park and arable farm.

Nobody took any notice of Ryan and the Armorer as they strolled by, carrying their weapons.

In all probability I should have immediately left for Paris, but for a circumstance which astonished nobody but myself in the family of which I had become a member.

Just such babblement as that you can read in very learned books, and stuff like that has actually been taught in colleges, and nobody was sent to the lunatic asylum!

Lady Rhys could badger as effectively long distance as she could in person, but nobody badgered Janet, not really.

Nobody was disturbed about Bedell, but the Corianis needed to be found and helped in her emergency.

Nobody understood the words, not even Benet, but somehow it seemed important to listen.

In an age of custom-engineered biogenic amines, nobody had to stay fragile.

The other requirement was that we had to mind their cat, a beautiful but nervous bluepoint male Himalayan that took a liking to me and nobody else.

There remained in the harness room--besides Vanamee and Presley--Magnus Derrick, Annixter, old Broderson Harran, Garnett from the Ruby rancho, Keast from the ranch of the same name, Gethings of the San Pablo, Chattern of the Bonanza, about a score of others, ranchers from various parts of the county, and, last of all, Dabney, ignored, silent, to whom nobody spoke and who, as yet, had not uttered a word.

Bongo do but reach into a baby buggy which a Mama is pushing past on the sidewalk on the Garden side of the street, and snatch out a baby, though what Bongo wants with this baby nobody knows to this day.