something


something
/sum"thing'/, pron.
1. some thing; a certain undetermined or unspecified thing: Something is wrong there. Something's happening.
2. an additional amount, as of cents or minutes, that is unknown, unspecified, or forgotten: He charged me ten something for the hat. Our train gets in at two something.
n.
3. Informal. a person or thing of some value or consequence: He is really something! This writer has something to say and she says it well.
adv.
4. in some degree; to some extent; somewhat.
5. Informal. to a high or extreme degree; quite: He took on something fierce about my tardiness.
[bef. 1000; ME, OE sum thing. See SOME, THING1]

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Universalium. 2010.

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