[ev-ree-bod-ee, -buhd-ee] /ˈɛv riˌbɒd i, -ˌbʌd i/
every person; everyone
late 14c., from every + body.
- Everybody and his uncle
noun phrase Absolutely everyone: Everybody and his uncle came to the party/ Parvin received advice from everybody and his brother/ ”Will enough people see that?” ”Everybody and his dog will see that,” Smith says [1940s+; in earlier versions going back to the 1860s, his cousin or their mothers-in-law could replace uncle]
- Every cloud has a silver lining
Every misfortune has its positive aspect. see: silver lining
[adjective ev-ree-dey; noun ev-ree-dey] /adjective ˈɛv riˌdeɪ; noun ˈɛv riˈdeɪ/ adjective 1. of or relating to every day; daily: an everyday occurrence. 2. of or for ordinary days, as contrasted with Sundays, holidays, or special occasions: everyday clothes. 3. such as is met with every day; ordinary; commonplace: a placid, everyday scene. noun 4. the […]
- Every dog has his day
Even the lowest of us enjoys a moment of glory.