c.1793, William Blake’s derisive name for the anthropomorphic God of Christianity.
[noh-bod-ee, -buhd-ee, -buh-dee] /ˈnoʊˌbɒd i, -ˌbʌd i, -bə di/ pronoun 1. no person; not anyone; no one: Nobody answered, so I hung up. noun, plural nobodies. 2. a person of no importance, influence, or power. /ˈnəʊbədɪ/ pronoun 1. no person; no-one noun (pl) -bodies 2. an insignificant person n. mid-14c., no body “no person noone,” […]
- Nobody home
modifier : Forrest Gump wears an expression of nobody’s-home innocuousness throughout the picture sentence This person is crazy, stupid, or feeble-minded; out to lunch (1919+) 1. No one is paying attention, as in She threw the ball right past him, yelling “Nobody home!” 2. The person being discussed is mentally impaired and so cannot understand, […]
- Nobody likes a smart-ass
sentence What you just said is very offensive; you are too smart and acid for your own good: Nobody likes a minority smart-ass/ ”And you will notice that I am not sweating.” ”No one loves a smartass” (1980s+)
- No bones
Related Terms make no bones about