Antonyms for nobodies

Grammar : Noun
Spell : noh-bod-ee, -buhd-ee, -buh-dee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnoʊˌbɒd i, -ˌbʌd i, -bə di

Definition of nobodies

Origin :
  • 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.
  • noun person of little importance
  • noun unimportant person
Example sentences :
  • A lot of nobodies occupied with nothing—and talking about it!
  • Extract from : « The Paliser case » by Edgar Saltus
  • Froude and I were nobodies; with no characters to lose, and no antecedents to fetter us.
  • Extract from : « Apologia Pro Vita Sua » by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • It's the nobodies that have all the fun—real heroes don't count!
  • Extract from : « Red Cap Tales » by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • Nobles and nobodies, beauties and blacklegs, dispersed in all directions.
  • Extract from : « The Young Duke » by Benjamin Disraeli
  • But the Nobodies are light-minded, casual, and good-hearted.
  • Extract from : « Waiting for Daylight » by Henry Major Tomlinson
  • We can easily see that you are bad people, brigands, nobodies, and liars.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Pool » by George Sand
  • Nobodies must know that I have my leetle place to hide here.
  • Extract from : « Cormorant Crag » by George Manville Fenn
  • But in London they are nobodies; consequently to London they do not go.
  • Extract from : « Moth and Rust » by Mary Cholmondeley
  • They will be Nobodies where they are; they can be Somebodies in building up a new society.
  • Extract from : « The Seat of Empire » by Charles Carleton Coffin
  • Do you think it is agreeable to me to be the progenitor of a race of nobodies?
  • Extract from : « The Wizard's Son, Vol. 2(of 3) » by Margaret Oliphant

Synonyms for nobodies

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