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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun nobody:


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Definition of the noun nobody

What does nobody mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: nobodies

  1. a person of no influence
    • examples: Nobody understands me. | Nobody came. | Nobody's going to shed any tears if that old building gets torn down. | What's everybody's business is nobody's business. | I met nobody on my way home. | Nobody wants to work outdoors on a cold day. | Nobody could decide as to what to do. | Nobody can foresee what will happen. | Nobody is equal to this young woman in the field of music. | He yields to nobody in love of music.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of nobody: cipher / cypher / nonentity
    • more generic terms: common man / common person / commoner = a person who holds no title
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun nobody


  1. Someone who is not important or well-known.

Other definitions of nobody

What does nobody also mean?


  1. Not any person; the logical negation of somebody.


  1. Nobody was a Japanese rock duo consisting of Yukio Aizawa and Toshio Kihara. The pair released nineteen albums and fifteen singles between 1982 and 1996.
  2. Nobody is a musical group.
    • albums: "Transparent Seasons", "Double Dream"

There are other groups with in their name, like nobody's,, Mizz Nobody, Nobody Knows, Nobody Special, Nobody's Angel, nobody’s angel, Nothing and Nobody, Nobody Lives Forever, Nobody Beats The Drum, Nobody Beats The Beats, JJ Nobody and the Regulars and I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody's Business.


Who is Nobody?

Nobody: Elvin Estela, better known by his stage name Nobody, is an underground 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, among others. He also formed a duo as Blank Blue along with Niki Randa. He is also one half of Bomb Zombies along with Nocando.

  • also known as Elvin Estela
  • member of musical group Blank Blue
  • genre: Underground hip hop
  • albums: "Soulmates", "Pacific Drift", "And Everything Else…", "Earthtones", "Revisions: The Remixes 2000-2005", "Blank Blue, Western Water Music Volume II", "Porpoise Song EP", "Tree Colored See...", "Broaden a New Sound", "One for All Without Hesitation", "Dive EP"


  1. "Nobody" is a song performed by South Korean girl group Wonder Girls, from their first EP, The Wonder Years: Trilogy. 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 No. 1 on various digital music sites. The song is recorded and released in four different languages: Korean, English, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese.
  2. "Nobody" is a musical album of Chief Keef.
    • released on
  3. "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.
  4. Nobody is a song by American hip hop recording artist Rick Ross, taken from his sixth studio album Mastermind. 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.
  5. "Nobody" is a 2008 single released by Wonder Girls.
  6. "Nobody" is a composition.
  7. "Nobody" is a song written by Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan, and recorded by American country music artist Sylvia. It was released in 1982 as the second single from the album Just Sylvia.
  8. "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.
  9. "Nobody" a.k.a. "Nobody EP": Nobody is the second EP by Cartman and was released March 27, 2000 by Rocket Records and distributed by MGM Distribution.
  10. "Nobody" a.k.a. "#Nobody" is a song by English musician James Cottriall. It was released in Austria as a digital download on January 3, 2014. The song has peaked to number 40 on the Austrian Singles Chart.
  11. "NOBODY" is a musical album of Nobody.
    • released on (33 years ago)
  12. "Nobody" is a musical single of Ministry of Sound.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  13. "Nobody" is a 1996 single by Keith Sweat.
    • released on (19 years ago)


  1. "Nobody" is a 2009 comedy film written by Rob Perez and Ryan Miller, directed by Rob Perez.
  2. "Nobody" is a 2007 film directed by Jeff Woolnough.
  3. "Nobody" is a film, directed by Shundo Okawa.
  4. "Nobody" is a film, directed by Christos Nikoleris.
    • genre: Drama
  5. "Nobody" is a 2013 short comedy film written by Kerri Lendo, John Merriman and directed by Kerri Lendo, John Merriman.
  6. "Nobody" a.k.a. "Dare mo mamotte kurenai" is a 2008 film directed by Ryoichi Kimizuka.


Nobody a.k.a. Nessuno is a fictional character from the 1973 comedy film My Name is Nobody.


  1. nobody: 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".
  2. Nobody is the first single from Skindred's 2002 / 2004 debut album, Babylon. It also appears on the NFS:U2 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Nobody is the fifth single from Shara Nelson's first solo album What Silence Knows. It was released in 1994 on Cooltempo Records.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nobody

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Google previewTantra (2017)

The Supreme Understanding by Osho

Nobody is a friend and nobody is an enemy. This is the highest teaching. Sometimes Tilopa surpasses even ...

Google previewUnderstanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory (2015)

by Elsie Walker

Farmer/Nobody is a powerful visual “answer” to Ethan's/Wayne's towering presence. FIGURE 1.16 Nobody is the ironically named Native American who frequently dominates the miseenscène of Dead Man. FIGURE 1.17 Here again, Nobody ...

Google previewThe Delivered Prey (2014)

by Barry Moore

at the table, where long stem roses grace every plate & where presentation is everything & nobody is the wiser when the main course is served... mry crsm, b San Francisco, CA; San Blas, Mexico; Irvine, CA; Laguna Beach, December 1975 .

Google preview100 Things Arizona Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (2014)

by Anthony Gimino, Steve Rivera

Nobody means more to Arizona's transition to a nationally competitive athletic department than Dave Strack. Strack became Arizona's athletic director in January 1972 after three years as business manager and associate athletic director at ...

Google previewThe Family Business Suicide Prevention Guide (2014)

by Dr Marc Dussault

Nobody is a pure promoter or a pure trustee, but the entrepreneur, according to Stevenson, leans toward the promoter end of the spectrum.165 The entrepreneur has been defined by many as a risk-taking individual who promotes economic ...

Google previewBachiesichang Dictionary of English Errors (2013)

by King Sulleyman D. Bachiesichang

no one no person, nobody; not anyone, not one person 8 No one of the teachers qualifies for a loan. None of the teachers qualifies for a loan. 8 Not one of the teachers qualifies for a loan.

Google previewA Treatise Explanatory of a New System of Naval, Military and Political Telegraphic Communication of General Application, in which a Comprehensive Numerical Dictionary ... Es Applied (1817)

by John Macdonald

The Negative Compound Substantive, NOBODY, may, in most of these instances, be used in lieu of the Negative Pronominal Adjective Nome, and of the Negative Numeral, No one. The Auxiliary Board, with the Column-Number, converts the ...

Google previewWorld Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1999)

A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie

nemo no one, nobody (1); debet should, ought (2); in in, on (4); communione fellowship, partnership (5); invitus unwilling, against the will (6); teneri to be held, kept (3): No one ought to be held in a partnership unwillingly.] Law. No one ...

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Quotes about Nobody

The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff. How far had he walked? Nobody knows. Where did he come from? Nobody knows. How was he made? Nobody knows. Taller than a house the Iron Man stood at the top of the cliff, at the very brink, in the darkness. (Ted Hughes)
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Scrabble value of N1O1B3O1D2Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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